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Genus Ectypia

Larva   - Ectypia clio Brown Curley Caterpillar - Ectypia clio 8249  - Ectypia clio Sexy Clio Tiger Moth - Ectypia clio - male Ectypia clio - male Clio Tiger Moth cat - Ectypia clio Owlet moth ? - Ectypia clio - female Arizona Moth - Ectypia clio
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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 Phaegopterina
Genus Ectypia
3 species in North America (
none in Canada
forewing white with black stripes or spots (varies according to species)
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)