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Tribe Arctiini - Tiger Moths

Moth sp - Spilosoma virginica Pygarctia abdominalis? - Pygarctia abdominalis Unidentified Moth (118) - Virbia Virbia IMG 0684 red head - Pygarctia roseicapitis Moth to black light - Virbia aurantiaca Moth - Pseudohemihyalea ambigua Virginian Tiger Moth - Spilosoma virginica
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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.