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Species Phragmatobia lineata - Lined Ruby Tiger Moth - Hodges#8157

P. lineata for PA - Phragmatobia lineata Large Ruby Tiger Moth? - Phragmatobia lineata Ruby Tiger - Phragmatobia lineata
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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 Spilosomina
Genus Phragmatobia
Species lineata (Lined Ruby Tiger Moth - Hodges#8157)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phragmatobia lineata Newman & Donahue, 1966 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930333
There are three named species of Phragmatobia in America north of Mexico.(2)
It has been reported feeding on milkweeds
See Also
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Print References
Newman, J.H. & J.P. Donahue 1966. The genus Phragmatobia in North America, with a description of a new species (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae), The Michigan Entomologist, Vo. 1, No. 2.(1)
Works Cited
1.The genus Phragmatobia in North America, with a description of a new species (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae)
Julian P. Donahue, John H. Newman. 1966. The Michigan Entomologist 1(2).
2.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .