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Photo#597014
Dark Moth Orange Body - Cargida pyrrha - female

Dark Moth Orange Body - Cargida pyrrha - Female
San Pedro River Valley, SE of San Manuel, Pinal County, Arizona, USA
July 17, 2011
Size: approx 20 mm
comes to light; elev 2800 feet, Sonoran Desert area with many Creosote bushes

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Moved from ID Request.

Probably a Lasiocampid in the genus Gloveria or Caloecia,
maybe Gloveria arizonensis.

or perhaps Caloecia juvenalis

 
It's a female Cargida pyrrha
It's a female Cargida pyrrha (7964), a Notodontid.

 
Thanks!
Your help is greatly appreciated. Now that I've found the species, I've seen from the other photos the larva - very common here for a few days, very localized to the Desert Hackberry bushes.

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