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Identification: Forewing white with black transverse streaks and spots, and deep yellow patch near apex; hindwing deep yellow; top of thorax white with large black spots; abdomen deep yellow; legs black and white.
Wing Span: 2.5 cm
Flight: July through September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Sonoran Indian mallow (Abutilon mollicomum, Malvaceae)
Range: Southern Arizona and western Texas.
Taxonomy Notes: None.
National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022!
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