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930271 – 8177   Apantesis ornata (Packard, 1864)

Gary McDonald
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Synonymy: Callarctia ornata Packard, 1864
Arctia achaia Grote & Robinson, 1868
Arctia barda Edwards, 1881
Apantesis californica Cassino, 1917
Arctia dahurica Grote & Robinson, 1868
Arctia maculosa Stretch, 1906
Arctia ochracea Stretch, 1872
Arctia ochracearivulosa Stretch, 1906
Arctia perpicta Dyar, 1893
Arctia rivulosa Stretch, 1906
Arctia simplicior Butler, 1881
Apantesis sulphuricella Strand, 1919
Taxonomic Notes: Apantesis ornata (Packard, 1864) was formerly in the genus Grammia, Systematic Entomology: 41(4): 844-853.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 46.50n, 46.51m; p. 267. Book Review and ordering
  • Ronka, K., J. Mappes, L. Kaila, N. Wahlberg, 2016. Putting Parasemia in its phylogenetic place: a molecular analysis of the subtribe Arctiina (Lepidoptera). Systematic Entomology, 41(4): 844-853.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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