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Tribe Arctiini - Tiger Moths

Yellow-collared Scape Moth - Cisseps fulvicollis - male 846 Ctenucha rubroscapus - Red-shouldered Ctenucha 8264W - Ctenucha Land of the Tiger Moth Caterpillars Edwards' Wasp Moth pupa - Lymire edwardsii caterpillar on dogbane - Lophocampa caryae Virginian Tiger Moth - Hodges#8137 - Spilosoma virginica Spilosoma? 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)
Explanation of Names
From the type genus Arctia, from Greek meaning "bear", for the appearance of the hairy larvae. (1)
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.