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930336.65 – 8123   Virbia ferruginosa (Walker, 1854)
             Rusty Holomelina Moth

Ian Maton
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Crocota ferruginosa Walker, 1854
Holomelina buchholzi Wyatt, 1963
Crocota choriona Reakirt, 1864
Crocota quinaria Grote, 1863
Crocota trimaculosa Reakirt, 1864
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Virbia ferruginosa
Jason Dombroskie
Virbia ferruginosa
Tom Murray [T]
Virbia ferruginosa
Steve Nanz [T]
Virbia ferruginosa
Gary Anweiler
Virbia ferruginosa
24mm – Jim Vargo

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