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Species Lythrodes venatus - Hodges#9733

Moth with Pink & White Candy Stripes - Lythrodes venatus Lythrodes venatus or radiatus? - Lythrodes venatus pink and white moth - Lythrodes venatus Lythrodes venatus
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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Amphipyrinae
Tribe Psaphidini
Subtribe Nocloina
Genus Lythrodes
Species venatus (Lythrodes venatus - Hodges#9733)
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Explanation of Names
Author: Smith, 1903
See Also
Lythrodes radiatus - The best feature separating the two species is size. L. radiatus (approx. 10mm) is consistently smaller than L. venatus (approx. 13mm). The red stripes of venatus tend to be broader and slightly duller and darker than in radiatus. The orbicular and reniform marks of venatus are usually (but not always) more conspicuous than those of radiatus. a
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