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Species Parasemia plantaginis - Wood Tiger Moth - Hodges#8127

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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)
Subtribe Arctiina
Genus Parasemia
Species plantaginis (Wood Tiger Moth - Hodges#8127)
Hodges Number
8127
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phalaena plantaginis Linnaeus 1758
* phylogenetic sequence #930283
Size
forewing 15-18 mm(1)
Range
throughout much of boreal North America and Eurasia(1)
Habitat
boreal(1)
Food
Several families of plants, including Polygonaceae and blueberry (Vaccinium)
Remarks
day flier (diurnal)
Print References
Lafontaine J. D., and B. C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. (2)
Powell, J. A., and P. A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. pl. 47.1f, .2m, .3m, 04f; p. 268.(1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - species account with collection map and photos of pinned adults.
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .