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Species Pygarctia pterygostigma - Hodges#8250.1

Hodges #8045 – Crambidia lithosioides – Dark Gray Lichen Moth ? - Pygarctia pterygostigma - male Hodges #8045 – Crambidia lithosioides – Dark Gray Lichen Moth ? - Pygarctia pterygostigma - male Mousey Tiger Moth - Hodges#8250 (Pygarctia murina)  ? - Pygarctia pterygostigma Hodges#8250 - Pygarctia pterygostigma Hodges#8250 - Pygarctia pterygostigma - female Hodges#8250 - Pygarctia pterygostigma - female Hodges#8250 - Pygarctia pterygostigma - female Moth - Pygarctia pterygostigma - female
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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 Pygarctia
Species pterygostigma (Pygarctia pterygostigma - Hodges#8250.1)
Hodges Number
8250.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pygarctia pterygostigma Dyar, 1909
Pygarctia murina albistrigata Barnes & McDunnough, 1913
Phylogenetic sequence # 930424
Size
Wingspan about 28 mm.
Identification
The gray head has narrow pink band in the nape.
Forewing gray with a yellowish-white mark.
Abdomen dorsal is crimson with a row of spots.
Legs are gray; foreleg coxae has pink inner side.
[adapted from the Dyar (1909) description]
Range
Southern Texas and New Mexico. (1)
Season
Adults are most common from June to September. (2)
See Also
Compare on the plates of Moth Photographers Group (pinned).
Print References
Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough, 1913. New Lepidoptera with notes on described species. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America. 2(3): 103. (Pygarctia murina albistrigata)
Dyar, H.G., 1909. New species of American Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 11: 21.