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Species Euchaetes fusca - Hodges#8234

Moth - Euchaetes fusca Pygarctia murina? or close - Euchaetes fusca Euchaetes fusca Opharus muricolor - Euchaetes fusca Opharus muricolor - Euchaetes fusca
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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Arctiini (Tiger Moths)
Subtribe Phaegopterina
Genus Euchaetes
Species fusca (Euchaetes fusca - Hodges#8234)
Hodges Number
8234
Explanation of Names
Euchaetes fusca (Rothschild, 1910)
original combination Pygarctia fusca Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17(2): 175
* phylogenetic sequence #930408
Food
larvae of this genus feed in clusters on various milkweeds(1)
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Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.