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Moths of the Amazon and Andes
Golden Looper
Argyrogramma verruca  FABRICIUS, 1794
Superfamily - NOCTUOIDEA
Family - NOCTUIDAE
subfamily - PLUSIINAE
Tribe -
Argyrogramma verruca Villa Rica, Peru  Adrian Hoskins
Introduction
The name Argyrogramma has in the past been used for a genus of butterflies from the Riodinidae but that name is now regarded as an invalid synonym and has been replaced by Argyrogrammana.
There are 6 Argyrogramma species. The most widespread is signata which occurs across much of the Afrotropical, Oriental and Australian regions. There are 2 species in the New World - admonens from Brazil, and verruca which occurs from Canada to Brazil, northern Argentina and Paraguay.
Habitats
This species can be found in forested habitats at elevations between sea level and about 2000m.
Lifecycle
To be completed.
Adult behaviour

To be completed.

 

 

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