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Apantesis Harris, 1841
?Apantesis Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 3: 631, TS: Apantesis radians Walker
Apantesis ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 395; Strand, 1919, Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: 280
Apantesis (Arctiini) ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Apantesis carlotta Ferguson, 1985
Apantesis carlotta, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Apantesis carlotta, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]

Apantesis bicolor Hampson, 1904
Bahamas Apantesis bicolor Hampson, 1904; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 14 (81) : 166, TL: Abaco
Apantesis bicolor ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Apantesis nais (Drury, 1773)
Nais Tiger Moth
Spilosoma nais Drury, 1773; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 1 : pl. 7, f. 3
Phalaena (Bombyx) cuneata Goeze, 1781; Ent. Beyträge 3 (3) : 65
Arctia decorata Saunders, 1863; Proc. Ent. Soc. Philad. 2 (2) : 60
Arctia ochreata Butler, 1881; Ent. mon. Mag. 18 : 136
Apantesis phaleratula Strand, 1919; Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: 296 ("♀ Ab. 1" Hampson, 1901: 411)
Apantesis nais, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Apantesis nais ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 411; [NACL, #8171]

Apantesis phalerata (Harris, 1841)
Harnessed Moth
Arctia phalerata Harris, 1841; Rep. Insects Mass. injurious to Vegn: 245
Arctia phalerata var. incompleta Butler, 1881; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (5) 8 : 311
Arctia rhoda Butler, 1881; Ent. mon. Mag. 18 : 136
incarnata (Stretch, 1906)
= ; [NACL]
pulcherrima (Stretch, 1906)
= ; [NACL]
Apantesis naidella Strand, 1919; Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: 285 ("Ab. 1" Hampson, 1901: 412)
Apantesis vittatula Strand, 1919; Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: 296 ("Ab. 2" Hampson, 1901: 411)
Apantesis rhodana Strand, 1919; Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: 296 ("Ab. 2" Hampson, 1901: 411)
Apantesis phalerata, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Apantesis phalerata, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Apantesis vittata f. phalerata ; [HMB, 132, pl. XV, f. 6♀]
Apantesis phalerata ; [NACL, #8169]; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 28

Apantesis vittata (Fabricius, 1787)
Banded Tiger Moth
Bombyx vittata Fabricius, 1787; Mantissa Insectorum 2: 127
Apantesis radians Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 3: 632, TL: Georgia
Arctia colorata Walker, 1865; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 31: 301
Apantesis floridana Cassino, 1918
= ; [NACL]
Apantesis ochracea Cassino, 1918
= ; [NACL]
Apantesis nais ab. subterminalis Strand, 1919; Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: 285 ("Ab. 2" Hampson, 1901: 412)
Apantesis vittata, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Apantesis vittata, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Apantesis vittata ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 410, f. 164; [HMB, 132, pl. XV, f. 25♂, 22♀]
Apantesis vittata f. radians ; [HMB, 132, pl. XV, f. 23♂, 21♀]
Apantesis vittata ; [NACL, #8170]


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References:
[BAMONA]
Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
[BHL]
The; Biodiversity Heritage Library; and on; Internet Archive; Note: The linking to the content of Internet Archive is somewhat delicate -- notify me when links break!
[HMB]
Holland, 1908; The Moth Book; A popular guide to a knowledge of the moths of North America
[MPG]
North American Moth Photographers Group
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico


Some related literature:
Butler, 1881
An account of the Sphinges and Bombyces collected by Lord Walsingham in North America during the years 1871-1872 Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (5) 8 : 306-318
Butler, 1881
Descriptions of some apparently new species of Arctiidae from North America Ent. mon. Mag. 18 : 135-136
Drury, 1773
Illustrations of natural history; wherein are exhibited ... Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 1 : 1-130, pl. 1-50 (1770), (1773)
Goeze, 1781
Entomologische Beyträge zu des Ritter Linné zwölften Ausgabe des Natursystems Ent. Beyträge 3 (3) : 1-439
Hampson, 1901
Catalogue of the Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : i-xix, 1-690, pl. 36-54
Hampson, 1904
Lepidoptera-Phalaenae of the Bahamas Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 14 (81) : 165-188
Harris, 1841
A report on the insects of Massachusetts injurious to vegetation Rep. Insects Mass. injurious to Vegn: 459pp
Saunders, 1863
Descriptions of two new species of Arctiidae Proc. Ent. Soc. Philad. 2 (2) : 59-60
Strand, 1919
Arciidae: Subfam. Arctiinae Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: [1]-415
Walker, 1855
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 1: 1-278 (1854), 2: 279-581 (1854), 3: 583-775 (1855), 4: 777-976 (1855), 5: 977-1258 (1855), 6: 1259-1508 (1855), 7: 1509-1808 (1856)
Walker, 1865
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 31: 1-322 ([1865]), 32: 323-706 (1865), 33: 707-1120 (1865), 34: 1121-1534 ([1866]), 35: 1535-2040 (1866)
Watson & Goodger, 1986
Catalogue of the Neotropical Tigermoths Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 1-71


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