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Genus Ectypia

Wooly Caterpilalr - Ectypia clio Curly Caterpillar - Ectypia clio Ectypia clio 24 day old larva - Ectypia clio Ectypia clio 37 day old larva - Ectypia clio Larva   - Ectypia clio Hairy caterpillar found in yard in Pueblo, CO.  It looks like it moves in segments. It has a black head and really soft har. - Ectypia clio Brown Curley Caterpillar - Ectypia clio caterpillar - Ectypia clio
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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 Phaegopterina
Genus Ectypia
Numbers
3 species in North America (nearctica.com)
none in Canada
Identification
forewing white with black stripes or spots (varies according to species)
Range
western United States (E. clio) and the far south for the other two species
Internet References
pinned adult image of E. clio and US distribution map (Paul Opler, Moths of North America; USGS)
pinned adult image of E. bivittata and US distribution map (Paul Opler, Moths of North America; USGS)
US distribution map of E. mexicana (Moths of North America; USGS)