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Erebidae
930423.00 – 8250   Pygarctia murina (Stretch, 1885)

Charles W. Melton - DNA
Distribution: Southwestern Utah, southern Colorado to southeastern California, southern Texas and southward.
Seasonality
and Size:
Late July to September. Wingspan ~ 2.6 - 3.3 mm.
Similar Species:
  • Euchaetias polingi Cassino, 1928
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Euchaetes murina Stretch, 1885
Pygarctia oslari Rothschild, 1910
Pygarctia poliochroa Hampson, 1916
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 48.14m; p. 272. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Pygarctia murina
Jillian Cowles
Pygarctia murina
Arlene Ripley
Pygarctia murina
Arlene Ripley
Pygarctia murina
Bob Barber
Pygarctia murina
DNA - LG – Charles Melton
Pygarctia murina
Jim Vargo
Pygarctia murina
Bob Barber LG

Pygarctia murina
Bob Barber LG

Pygarctia murina
Margarethe Brummermann LG


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