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

Ranchman's Tiger Moth Caterpillar - Arctia virginalis Ranchman's Tiger moth - Arctia virginalis Tiger Moth Caterpillar? - Arctia virginalis Caterpillar - Arctia virginalis Unknown caterpillar - Arctia virginalis Ranchman's Tiger Moth - Arctia virginalis Caterpillar - Arctia virginalis Moth  - Arctia 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 Arctia
Species virginalis (Ranchman's Tiger Moth - Hodges#8163)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Arctia 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