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Species Ectypia bivittata - Hodges#8247

Striking moth! - Ectypia bivittata Ectypia bivittata, #8247 - Ectypia bivittata Ectypia bivittata abdomen - Ectypia bivittata Ectypia bivittata abdomen - Ectypia bivittata Ectypia bivittata Hodges #8247 – Ectypia bivittata ? - Ectypia bivittata Moth - Ectypia bivittata Ectypia bivittata
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Classification
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 Phaegopterina
Genus Ectypia
Species bivittata (Ectypia bivittata - Hodges#8247)
Hodges Number
8247
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ectypia bivittata Clemens, 1861
Spilosoma nigroflava Graef, 1887
Numbers
There are three named species of Ectypia in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan about 46 mm.
Identification
Range
Arizona to Texas and Colorado.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults are most common from February to September.
See Also
Ectypia mexicana found in western Texas.
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Graef, E.L. 1887. Some new Bombycidae. Entomologica Americana. 3(3): 43.