Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Urania fulgens (Walker, 1854)


Family: Uraniidae
Subfamily: Uraniinae
Identification:
Wing Span:
Life History: Massive population explosions and migrations are characteristic.
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: Species of the Omphalea (Family Euphorbiaceae)
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Bolivia to Mexico and the southern United States.
Conservation:
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