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Tribe Arctiini - Tiger Moths

Virginia Ctenuchid Moth - Ctenucha virginica - male Unknown moth - Halysidota Banded Tussock Moth - Halysidota Clymene Moth - Haploa clymene butterfly to be determined black and white moth - Estigmene acrea - female Arachnis citra - female Clymene Moth - Haploa clymene
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Arctiini (Tiger Moths)
Explanation of Names
From the type genus Arctia, from Greek meaning "bear", for the appearance of the hairy larvae. (1)
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.