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Lophocampa argentata

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Lophocampa
Higher classification  Lophocampa
Phylum  Arthropoda
Family  Arctiidae
Scientific name  Lophocampa argentata
Rank  Species
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Similar  Lophocampa, Arctiinae, Insect, Lophocampa maculata, Butterflies and moths

Lophocampa argentata


Lophocampa argentata, the silver-spotted tiger moth, is a species of moth in the family Arctiidae. It was described by Packard in 1864. It is found from British Columbia to southern California, and east to Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and possibly to northern Mexico.

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Larvae of this moth utilize numerous host plants in western North America, notably including the Douglas-fir.

Lophocampa argentata


Subspecies

  • Lophocampa argentata argentata
  • Lophocampa argentata subalpina (French, 1890) (Rocky Mountains, Colorado)
  • References

    Lophocampa argentata Wikipedia


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