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930280 – 8171   Apantesis nais (Drury, 1773)
             Nais Tiger Moth

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phalaena nais Drury, 1773
Bombyx cuneata Goeze, 1781
Arctia decorata Saunders, 1863
Arctia ochreata Butler, 1881
Apantesis phaleratula Strand, 1919
  • 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)
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Apantesis nais
Bob Patterson
Apantesis nais
Ken Childs
Apantesis nais
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Apantesis nais
Betsy Higgins
Apantesis nais
LG – Jim Troubridge
Apantesis nais
33mm – Jim Vargo

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