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Utetheisa ornatrix (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  Utetheisa ornatrix


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Erebidae subfamily Arctiinae tribe Arctiini subtribe Callimorphina genus Utetheisa → species Utetheisa ornatrix

Species name(s)

Utetheisa ornatrix (Linnaeus, 1758) = Phalaena ornatrix Linnaeus, 1758 = Deiopeia ornatrix = Utetheisa bella Linnaeus, 1758.


Zoogeographical regions

Nearctic, Neotropic.

Имаго  Utetheisa ornatrix

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Synonyms and combinations

  • Deiopea stretchii Butler, 1877 = Deiopea pura Butler, 1877 = Utetheisa daphoena Dyar, 1914 = Utetheisa butleri Dyar, 1914 [9]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


  • US: Florida, Texas, from the Antilles to Argentina, Galapagos Islands [9]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Crotalaria sp. Crotalaria lanceolata, Crotalaria pallida Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Subspecies Utetheisa ornatrix


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Text data: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

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16.03.2014 19:40, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Nearctic, Neotropic.

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