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930430 – 8255   Pygarctia abdominalis Grote, 1871
             Yellow-edged Pygarctia

Maury Heiman
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Synonymy: Pygarctia abdominalis Grote, 1871
Pygarctia grossbecci Hampson, 1920
Pygarctia grossbecki Davis, 1913
  • 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
Pygarctia abdominalis
Maury Heiman
Pygarctia abdominalis
Gary Goss
Pygarctia abdominalis
32mm – Jim Vargo

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