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Vulcan Tiger Moth

Eurata vulcanus (Walker, 1854)

Tiger Moth Family Arctiidae


Vulcan Tiger Moth - Eurata vulcanus (Walker, 1854)

MEXICO: Tamaulipas, 
Rancho El Cielo, Gómez Farías
4-X-1986 (Jesús García Jiménez)

Det: Texas Lepidoptera Survey

Note: TLS has one specimen collected by W.W. McGuire from Gomez Farias. No U.S. records.

Taxonomy: Synonym: Eurota -  Global Lepidoptera Names Index

Weblink: Eurota vulcanus - (shows May 2007 specimen from Guatemala) - Biodiversity Institute of Ontario

Biography: Francis Walker (1809 - 1874) - Wikipedia


Walker, F. 1854. Lepidoptera Heterocera. In: List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Vol 1: 228.

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