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Hyalophora gloveri (Sonoran group) - Hyalophora columbia - male

Hyalophora gloveri (Sonoran group) - Hyalophora columbia - Male
Santa Rita Mountains, Madera Canyon, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
July 31, 1999
Collected at lights (attracted to virgin Hyalophora sp. females)
~4:00 am
5,000-6,000 ft. a.s.l.
Coll. Bill Reynolds, S. Smith, & R. Otto
NOTE: the reduced "columbia/gloveri-like" crescents

Examples from this locality


Additional examples from the Sonoran region of se. AZ


Southern Arizona "gloveri" and variability
Many of the gloveri in s. Arizona seem to possess traits seen in both gloveri & euryalus (incl. color and pattern).

The size and shape of the crescents are particularly variable!

Another Madera Canyon "gloveri"
(NOTE the long euryalus-like crescents)

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