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930247 – 8175   Apantesis virguncula (Kirby, 1837)
             Little Virgin Tiger Moth

© Nolie Schneider
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Synonymy: Callimorpha virguncula Kirby, 1837
Euprepia otiosa Neumögen & Dyar, 1893
Taxonomic Notes: Apantesis virguncula (Kirby, 1837) was formerly in the genus Grammia, Systematic Entomology: 41(4): 844-853.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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 Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
Apantesis virguncula
© Janice Stiefel
Apantesis virguncula
© Robin McLeod
Apantesis virguncula
© Jason Dombroskie
Apantesis virguncula
© David Bree
Apantesis virguncula
35mm – © Jim Vargo
Apantesis virguncula
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