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Eudesmia arida

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Noctuoidea
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Species
Class  Insecta
Family  Erebidae
Genus  Eudesmia
Order  Butterflies and moths
Similar  Eudesmia menea, Butterflies and moths, Virbia laeta, Virbia opella

Eudesmia arida, the arid eudesmia moth, is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by Skinner in 1906. It is found from Arizona to Texas and in Mexico.

wingspan 23–30 mm. The forewings are dark grey to blackish with a broad transverse yellow band in the median area and a narrow yellow band in the subterminal area. The hindwings are blackish distally and yellow basally. Adults have been recorded on wing from June to October.

The larvae feed on lichens.

References

Eudesmia arida Wikipedia


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