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Genus Lycomorpha

ID Help Appreciated - Lycomorpha fulgens Orange moth - Lycomorpha grotei moth - Lycomorpha regulus Little red and black moth - Lycomorpha pholus Black and yellow lichen moth - Lycomorpha pholus Lycomorpha splendens Lycomorpha regulus - Lycomorpha Possible moth - Lycomorpha pholus
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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
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
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.