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Species Apantesis blakei - Grammia blakei - Hodges#8185

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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 blakei (Grammia blakei - Hodges#8185)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Blake's Tiger-moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Grammia blakei (Grote(1), 1864)
Apantesis blakei Grote, 1864 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930269 (3)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 36 species of the genus Grammia in America north of Mexico. (3)
Grote (1864) listed a wingspan of 1.20" (30.48 mm.) (2)
Forewing length 10–14 mm. (4)
British Columbia to Manitoba, south to northern New Mexico and northern Texas.
Holotype ♀ collected in "Colorado Territory" by James Ridings. (2)
Schmidt (2009) reported the larvae polyphagous and feeding on various grasses and forbes. (5)
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1864. Descriptions of new North America Lepidoptera - No. 5. Proceedings of the Entomologists' Society of Philadelphia, 3 : 523, pl. 5, fig. 2. (2)
Works Cited
1.Augustus Radcliffe Grote, Lepidopterist (1841-1903)
2.Description of American Lepidoptera, No. 5
A. R. Grote, C. T. Robinson. 1870. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 3 (8): 176-183.
3.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 .
4.Pacific Northwest Moths
5.Taxonomic revision of the genus Grammia Rambur (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Arctiinae). (2009)
B. Christian Schmidt. 2009. The Linnean Society of London 156(3): 507–597.
6.North American Moth Photographers Group
7.Butterflies of North America
8.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems