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Virbia moth

Virbia sp.

Description:

Most adults are yellowish above on forewings, with bright hindwings, a typical startling pattern. 14 species are found north of Mexico. (information from BugGuide)

Habitat:

Mixed prairie/woodland

1 Species ID Suggestions

Virbia Moth
Virbia sp. Genus Virbia - BugGuide.Net


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3 Comments

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 8 years ago

You're the best, sir!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Species in the Virbia genus usually need to be distinguished by looking at their brightly colored hindwings.

KimLomman
KimLomman 8 years ago

That's a really interesting looking moth.

Aaron_G
Spotted by
Aaron_G

Copan, Oklahoma, USA

Spotted on May 22, 2013
Submitted on May 23, 2013

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