Sunday, June 3, 2012

Pygarctia. There is another.

This individual was flying up the wall.  Up the wall  Up the wall...

Pygarctia murina

Range map from Moth Photographers Group.
From Big Bend - Texas Nature
We have had great luck with species in this genus so far this year at the lights!
This particular species looks a lot like Pygarctia neomexicana.  Click this link back to that species.

Notice the difference?

Nine Pygarctia species occur in North America, north of Mexico.

Four down.

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