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930258 – 8179   Apantesis nevadensis (Grote & Robinson, 1866)
             Nevada Tiger Moth

Marius Aurelian
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Synonymy: Arctia nevadensis Grote & Robinson, 1866
Arctia superba Stretch, 1873
Arctia geneura Strecker, 1880
Apantesis gibsoni McDunnough, 1937
Grammia vivida Schmidt, 2009
Taxonomic Notes: Apantesis nevadensis (Grote & Robinson, 1866) includes as subspecies G. n. superba [8180b], G. n. geneura [8180] and G. n. gibsoni [8182], Zootaxa. 1405: 39-49. This species 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.
  • Ferguson, D.C. & B.C. Schmidt, 2007. Taxonomic review of the Grammia nevadensis species group (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) with descriptions of` two new species. Zootaxa, 1405: 39-49.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 46.54m; p. 268. 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.
  • Schmidt, B.C., 2009. Taxonomic revision of the genus Grammia Rambur (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Arctiinae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 156(3): 507-597.
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  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Apantesis nevadensis
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Apantesis nevadensis
30mm – Jim Vargo
Apantesis nevadensis
30mm – Jim Vargo

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