Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subtribe Arctiina

Apantesis sp. - Apantesis Apantesis Apantesis carlotta in Huntsville - Apantesis Virbia sp. maybe - Virbia Arctia caja? - Arctia Orange in flight, small moth - Virbia Erebidae: Grammia williamsii? - Apantesis williamsii Virbia ? - Virbia aurantiaca
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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 Arctiina
Explanation of Names
Author: Leach, [1815]
Numbers
75 species in 15 genera in our area (1).
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .