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Species Lycomorpha grotei - Hodges#8083

Orange moth - Lycomorpha grotei Orange moth - Lycomorpha grotei Lycomorpha grotei
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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
Species grotei (Lycomorpha grotei - Hodges#8083)
Hodges Number
8083
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lycomorpha grotei (Packard, 1864)
Anatolmis grotei Packard, 1864
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed six species of the genus Lycomorpha in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 13-15 mm. (2)
Identification
Range
California to western Texas and Montana. (3)
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) reported a single flight of June to August. (2)
Remarks
Powell & Opler (2009) mentioned the genus is in need of revision. (2)
Print References
Packard, 1864. Proc. Essex Inst 4. p. 47.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. p. 265; plate 46, fig, 26. (2)