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930245 – 8176   Apantesis anna (Grote, 1864)
             Anna Tiger Moth

Charles Lewallen
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Synonymy: Arctia anna Grote, 1864
Arctia persephone Grote, 1864
Taxonomic Notes: Apantesis anna (Grote, 1864) 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
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