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Species Platyprepia virginalis - Ranchman's Tiger Moth - Hodges#8163

Ranchman's tiger moth - Platyprepia virginalis - female Platyprepia virginalis? - Platyprepia virginalis Tiger Moth Caterpillar? - Platyprepia virginalis unknown butterfly - Platyprepia virginalis Platyprepia virginalis Spotted Moth - Platyprepia virginalis Arctiidae - Platyprepia virginalis Rainy day Ranchman's - Platyprepia virginalis
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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 Platyprepia
Species virginalis (Ranchman's Tiger Moth - Hodges#8163)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Platyprepia virginalis (Boisduval)
Orig. Comb: Chelonia virginalis Boisduval 1852
w US, s. BC - Map (MPG)
mostly: Mar-July (BG data)
Larvae feed on various herbaceous plants.
Life Cycle
Life cycle images:
eggs; larva; newly emerged adult; adult female