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932042 – 11065   Pyrrhia aurantiago (Guenée, 1852)
             Orange Sallow
Distribution Data for Pyrrhia aurantiago
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Synonymy: Xanthia aurantiago Guenée, 1852
Orthosia differta Morrison, 1875
Heliothis illinoiensis French, 1879
Pyrrhia illiterata Grote, 1874
Taxonomic Notes: Pyrrhia aurantiago: Formerly placed in the genus Rhodoecia.
  • 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)
  • Michael, G.P., M. Honey, A. Zilli, 2010. New Synonymy in a North American Species of Pyrrhia Hübner, [1821] (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 112(2): 274-280, also available at ResearchGate.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Pyrrhia aurantiago
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Pyrrhia aurantiago
30mm – © Jim Vargo
Pyrrhia aurantiago
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