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Species Seirarctia echo - Echo Moth - Hodges#8130

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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 Spilosomina
Genus Seirarctia
Species echo (Echo Moth - Hodges#8130)
Hodges Number
Explanation of Names
Seirarctia echo (Smith, 1797)
Caterpillar to 45mm
Caterpillar: "Fire orange with black and yellow bands across dorsum. Setae, mostly black, arising from raised orange warts...Spiracles bright white."(1)
GA south through FL, west through MS
Thickets, scrub, flatwoods and open habitats
"Coontie, cabbage palmetto, crotons, lupine, oaks, persimmon and other woody plants" (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2005. Princeton University Press.