Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

BugGuide is a National Moth Week Partner. How to add your National Moth Week 2021 photos. July 17-25.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Previous events


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Euchaetes antica - Hodges#8242

Euchaetes antica Euchaetes antica Euchaetes antica early instar larvae - Euchaetes antica Arizona Moth - Euchaetes antica Euchaetes antica? - Euchaetes antica - female Female, Euchaetes antica? - Euchaetes antica - female Female, Euchaetes antica? - Euchaetes antica - female Eggs, Euchaetes antica? - Euchaetes antica
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Phaegopterina
Genus Euchaetes
Species antica (Euchaetes antica - Hodges#8242)
Hodges Number
8242
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euchaetes antica (Walker, 1856)
Halesidota antica Walker, 1856
Phragmatobia antica
Ctenucha pollinia Boisduval, 1870
Ctenucha salatis Boisduval, 1870
Euchaetes zonalis Grote, 1882
Euchaetias parazona Dyar, 1912
Euchaetias sinaloensis Dyar, 1921
Phylogenetic Sequence # 930416
Size
Forewing length: ♂ 13-15 mm, ♀ 16-20 mm. (1)
Range
AZ-NM - Map (MPG)(1)(2)
Food
Larval foodplant: Funastrium;
Milkweed - Asclepias subverticillata (J. Adams)
Life Cycle
Eggs, Larvae, Larva, adult female:
See Also
A view of the abdomen will help to eliminate the very similar Lichen Moth, Manulea bicolor. (check the range = widespread mostly northern)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl.48.8f, 48.10m, p.272 (1)
Walker, F. 1856. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum 7: 1708.