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930426 – 8252   Pygarctia lorula Dyar, 1914

David Barker
Distribution: USA: TX, eastern NM.
Cotypes: two males, two females, Kerville, TX; Sabinal, TX; San Antonio. TX.
Field Marks:
Front of head grayish.
Similar Species:
  • Pygarctia roseicapitis (Neumoegen & Dyar, 1893), front of head white.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Pygarctia lorula Dyar, 1914
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dyar, H.G., 1914. New American Lepidoptera. Insecutor inscitiae menstruus, 2(11): 161.
  • Nagle, R.B. & B.C. Schmidt, 2018. A new species of Euchaetes Harris from southern Arizona (Erebidae, Arctiinae). ZooKeys, 788: 69-77.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Pygarctia lorula
32mm - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.
Pygarctia lorula
Ann Hendrickson LG

Pygarctia lorula
Ann Hendrickson LG

Pygarctia lorula
Ann Hendrickson LG

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