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Species Apantesis speciosa - Grammia speciosa - Hodges#8175.1

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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 speciosa (Grammia speciosa - Hodges#8175.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Grammia speciosa (Möschler, 1864)
Arctia speciosa Möschler, 1864
Explanation of Names
Formerly treated as a subspecies of Grammia virguncula.
It is like a smaller, subarctic/day-flying version of virguncula (which does not occur north of Alberta)… Chris Schmidt, 29 October, 2013