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Species Apantesis parthenice - Parthenice Tiger Moth - Hodges#8196

Is this Grammia parthenice ? Tiger Moth, north Georgia. More knowledgeable opinions would be appreciated. - Apantesis parthenice - male Ornate Tiger Moth - Apantesis ornata ?  - Apantesis parthenice Parthenice Tiger Moth - Hodges#8196 - Apantesis parthenice - male 8176 Anna Tiger Moth - Apantesis parthenice - male Erebidae: Grammia parthenice? - Apantesis parthenice - male Grammia spp. - Apantesis parthenice 930246 – 8196 – Apantesis parthenice – Parthenice Tiger - Apantesis parthenice Parthenice Tiger Moth - Apantesis parthenice
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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 Apantesis
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 feed on flower nectar; also reported to feed on honey and water if offered.
Life Cycle
Larvae feed on dandelion, ironweed, thistles (mostly Asteraceae).
Larva; adult
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.