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Genus Lycomorpha

 Black-and-yellow Lichen Moth - Lycomorpha pholus Red/orange thing - Lycomorpha fulgens 6026060 Arctiid - Lycomorpha fulgens Lycomorpha regulus Black-and-yellow Lichen Moth - Hodges#8087 - Lycomorpha pholus black-and-yellow lichen moth - Lycomorpha pholus Black-and-yellow Lichen Moth - Lycomorpha pholus 04Jul2017.BF.CB.lep1 - Lycomorpha pholus
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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 Lithosiini (Lichen Moths)
Subtribe Cisthenina
Genus Lycomorpha
Explanation of Names
Author: Harris 1839
Numbers
There are six described Lycomorpha species in America north of Mexico(1)(2):
    Lycomorpha grotei (Packard, 1864)
    Lycomorpha regulus (Grinnell, 1903)
    Lycomorpha fulgens (H. Edwards, 1881)
    Lycomorpha splendens Barnes & McDunnough, 1912
    Lycomorpha pholus (Drury, 1773)
    Lycomorpha desertus H. Edwards, 1881
Remarks
For more information see the species pages.
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.