Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Grammia ornata (Packard)
Orig. Comb: Apantesis ornata(1)
Adult: FW appear black, typically with a net-like pattern of extensive yellowish or rosy off-white transverse lines and thinner pale veins. HW color is variable from yellow-orange, orange, to orange-red, rarely entirely black. HW is heavily marked with black, including the basal wing, multiple spots, and an irregular marginal band. These are often fused to each other, especially near the wing margin.
Larva: Larva is covered with long black hairs dorsally and laterally, but has red hairs ventrally, and has a yellow-orange middorsal line.
Great Basin to Pacific Coast - Map
Caterpillars: various herbaceous plants.
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