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930240 – 8199   Apantesis arge (Drury, 1773)
             Arge Moth

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Synonymy: Phalaena arge Drury, 1773
Bombyx dione Fabricius, 1775
Noctua incarnatorubra Goeze, 1781
Euprepia nervosa Neumögen & Dyar, 1893
Arctia strigosa Stretch, 1906
Taxonomic Notes: Apantesis arge (Drury, 1773) 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.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • 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 Mass Moths
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
Apantesis arge
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Apantesis arge
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Apantesis arge
© Ken Childs
Apantesis arge
© Ken Childs
Apantesis arge
45mm – © Jim Vargo
Apantesis arge
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