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Tribe Arctiini - Tiger Moths

Haploa - Haploa confusa Red, White, and Blue - Cosmosoma myrodora - female Caterpillar - Pygoctenucha terminalis Yellow-edged Pygarctia Moth - Pygarctia abdominalis black & white fuzzy caterpillar - Lophocampa caryae virgin tiger moth - Grammia virgo Erebidae: Grammia virguncula - Grammia virguncula Grammia parthenice
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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.