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9302538188Apantesis figurata – Figured Tiger Moth – (Drury, 1773)

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Description/
Field Marks:
The northernmost populations have a higher proportion of individuals with a fully lined forewing and more hindwing maculation. ~ CS
Taxonomic Notes: Apantesis figurata (Drury, 1773), formerly in the genus Grammia, Systematic Entomology: 41(4): 844-853, includes as a synonym Grammia celia [8187], Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 156(3): 507?597.
References
  • 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.
  • Species Page at BOLD Barcoding Project
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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