Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Rusty Holomelina
Virbia ferruginosa (Walker, 1854)


Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
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Comments: changed from Holomelina to Virbia as per Hugh McGuinness 8/2009 (and Zaspel and Weller 2006)
Alternate Scientific Names:
Holomelina ferruginosa

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