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

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 BugGuide 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

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Arta olivalis - Olive Arta Moth - Hodges#5568

Green/purple moth - Arta olivalis Olive Arta - Arta olivalis Hodges #5568 - Olive Arta Moth? - Arta olivalis Olive Arta Moth - Arta olivalis Olive Arta Moth - Arta olivalis Olive Arta Moth - Arta olivalis Olive Arta Moth - Arta olivalis Moth  - Arta olivalis
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 Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Chrysauginae
Genus Arta
Species olivalis (Olive Arta Moth - Hodges#5568)
Hodges Number
5568
Remarks
Species author - Grote, 1878
See Also
In fresh specimens, the fringe, red basally and yellow distally, is distinctive, though the yellow is easily worn away.

Condylolomia participalis has AM and PM lines less distinct, PM line farther from outer margin, and PM area darker than median and AM areas.



Parachma ochracealis has scale tufts on the tarsi, yellow fringe, and usually a more strongly curved AM line.



Basacallis tarachodes has median area darker than AM and PM areas, PM farther from outer margin, and yellow fringe.

Internet References