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Species Grammia parthenice - Parthenice Tiger Moth - Hodges#8196

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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 Arctiina
Genus Grammia
Species parthenice (Parthenice Tiger Moth - Hodges#8196)
Hodges Number
Wingspan 3.5-5.5 cm
See photos, print references.
Includes eastern North America
Open areas?
May-October (two flights)
Adults probably do not feed.
Life Cycle
Larvae feed on dandelion, ironweed, thistles (mostly Asteraceae).
Print References
Covell, p. 71, plate 14 #16, 17 (1)
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.