Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

BugGuide is a National Moth Week Partner. How to add your National Moth Week 2021 photos. July 17-25.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Previous events


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Cirrhophanus dyari - Hodges#9765

Moth - Cirrhophanus dyari moth - Cirrhophanus dyari moth - Cirrhophanus dyari Cirrhophanus dyari Eulithosia papago? - Cirrhophanus dyari Eulithosia papago? - Cirrhophanus dyari Arizona Moth - Cirrhophanus dyari Cirrhophanus dyari
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Stiriinae
Tribe Stiriini
Genus Cirrhophanus
Species dyari (Cirrhophanus dyari - Hodges#9765)
Hodges Number
9765
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cirrhophanus dyari – Cockerell, 1899
* phylogenetic sequence # 931680
Numbers
Three Cirrhophanus species are found in North America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
Forewing length 16-17 mm.(2)
Range
Southeastern Arizona to western Texas.(2)
Also reported in central Texas as far east as Kerr, County.
Habitat
Adults of this group are often seen resting on the flowers of the host plant.(2)
Season
Adults fly August through September.(2)
Life Cycle
unknown
See Also
Basilodes chrysopis

Basilodes pepita

Cirrhophanus triangulifer

Cirrhophanus pretiosa - pinned adults at Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, Moths of Western North America, p. 289, pl. 52.10(2)
Lafontaine JD, Schmidt BC (2010) Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. p. 57.(1)
Poole, R. W., 1995. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.1: p. 126; pl. 4.16-17.(3)
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 26.1. Noctuoidea, Noctuidae: Cuculliinae, Stiriinae, Psaphidinae.
Robert W. Poole. 1995. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.