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Species Gnophaela discreta - Hodges#8036

unkn Arctiid - Gnophaela discreta - male - female unkn caterpillar - Gnophaela discreta unkn caterpillar - Gnophaela discreta on Mertensia franciscana - Gnophaela discreta Gnophaela discreta moth, black & cream - Gnophaela discreta Black and White Moth with Skipper - Gnophaela discreta Gnophaela discreta - female
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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 Pericopina
Genus Gnophaela
Species discreta (Gnophaela discreta - Hodges#8036)
Hodges Number
8036
Food
Bluebells (Mertensia: Boraginaceae) [according to Moths of Southeastern Arizona site listed below]
Internet References
Butterflies and Moths of North America (at Montana State University)
Moths of Southeastern Arizona (includes photos of caterpillars)