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Subspecies Asterocampa clyton clyton

Caterpillars on hackberry - Asterocampa clyton Tawny Emperor - Asterocampa clyton - male Tawny Emperor - Asterocampa clyton - male Is this a tawny emperor? - Asterocampa clyton - female Butterfly warming itself on door frame - Asterocampa clyton Asterocampa clyton clyton - Asterocampa clyton Asterocampa clyton Tawney Emperor - Asterocampa clyton
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Nymphalidae (Brush-footed Butterflies)
Subfamily Apaturinae (Emperors)
Tribe Apaturini
Genus Asterocampa
Species clyton (Tawny Emperor - Hodges#4562.1)
Subspecies clyton (Asterocampa clyton clyton)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apatura clyton Boisduval & Le Conte, [1835]. Type locality: Savannah River, Burke County, Georgia
Apatura proserpina Scudder, 1868. Type locality: Iowa (somewhere near New Jefferson)
Apatura clyton ocellata W.H. Edwards, 1876. Type locality: Coalburgh, Kanawha County, West Virginia
Range
eastern United States, southern Ontario Canada; except, where other subspecies occur; intergrades with other subspecies where they meet.