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Arachnis Geyer, 1837
Arachnis Geyer, 1837; in Hübner, Zuträge. Samml. exot. Schmett. 5 : 28, TS: Arachnis aulaea Geyer
Arachnis ; Godman & Salvin, 1884, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 98; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 389; Strand, 1919, Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: 278
Arachnis (Arctiini) ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31

Arachnis apachea Clarke, 1941
Arachnis apachea Clarke, 1941; Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 91 (3123) : 68
Arachnis apachea ; [NACL, #8153]; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31

Arachnis nedyma Franclemont, 1966
S.Arizona. See [About maps] Arachnis nedyma Franclemont, 1966; Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 68 (3) : 251, TL: S.Arizona
Arachnis nedyma, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Arachnis nedyma, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Arachnis nedyma, The Moths of Southeastern Arizona [Bruce Walsh]
Arachnis nedyma ; [NACL, #8151]; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31

Arachnis picta Packard, 1864
Colorado - California, N.Mexico. See [About maps] Painted Arachnis
Arachnis picta Packard, 1864; Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 3 : 126, TL: California
Arachnis picta, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Arachnis picta, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Arachnis picta, The Moths of Southeastern Arizona [Bruce Walsh]
Arachnis picta ; Godman & Salvin, 1884, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 98; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 392; [HMB, 124, pl. XVI, f. 2]; [NACL, #8152]

Larva on Lupinus [HMB]

Arachnis picta picta ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31
A. p. perotensis Schaus, 1889
Arachnis perotensis Schaus, 1889; Ent. Amer. 5 : 190
Arachnis picta perotensis ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 392; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31
A. p. verna Barnes & McDunnough, 1918
Arachnis verna Barnes & McDunnough, 1918; Contr. nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 4 (2): 90
Arachnis picta verna ; [NACL, #8152a]; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31
A. p. maia Ottolengui, 1896
Colorado Arachnis maia Ottolengui, 1896; Ent. News. 7 (4) : 125
Arachnis picta maia ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 392; [NACL, #8152b]; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31
A. p. citra Neumoegen & Dyar, 1893
Colorado Arachnis var. citra Neumoegen & Dyar, 1893; Ent. News 4 (4) : 140
Arachnis picta citra ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 393; [NACL, #8152c]; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31
A. p. hampsoni Dyar, [1903]
Arachnis picta hampsoni Dyar, [1903]; Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 86 ("Subsp. 2" Hampson, 1901: 392)
Arachnis picta hampsoni ; [NACL, #8152d]; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31
A. p. insularis Clarke, 1941
California Arachnis picta insularis Clarke, 1941; Bull. South. Calif. Acad. Sci. 39: 187, TL: California
Arachnis picta insularis ; [NACL, #8152e]; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31
A. p. meadowsi Comstock, 1942
Arachnis picta meadowsi Comstock, 1942; Bull. South. Calif. Acad. Sci. 41: 83, TL: Santa Catalina
Arachnis picta meadowsi ; [NACL, #8152f]; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31

Arachnis mishma Druce, 1897
Mexico. See [About maps] Arachnis mishma Druce, 1897; Biol. Cent.-Am., Lepid.-Heter. 2: 379
Arachnis mishma ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 394; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31

Arachnis aulaea Geyer, 1837
S.Arizona - Guatemala. See [About maps] Aulaean Tiger-moth
Arachnis aulaea Geyer, 1837; in Hübner, Zuträge. Samml. exot. Schmett. 5 : 28, : pl. [157], f. 913-914, TL: Mexico
Arachnis aulaea, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Arachnis aulaea, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Arachnis aulaea, The Moths of Southeastern Arizona [Bruce Walsh]
Arachnis aulaea ; Godman & Salvin, 1884, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 98; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 390, f. 163; [HMB, 124, pl. XVI, f. 1]; [NACL, #8155]
Mexico Ecpantheria incarnata Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 3: 690, TL: Mexico
Arachnis aulaea aulaea ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31; [DubN]
A. a. pompeia Druce, 1894
Mexico Arachnis pompeia Druce, 1894; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) 13 : 174, TL: Mexico, Durango
Arachnis pompeia ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 389
Arachnis aulaea pompeia ; [NACL, #8155a]; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31

Arachnis martina Druce, 1897
Mexico. See [About maps] Arachnis martina Druce, 1897; Biol. Cent.-Am., Lepid.-Heter. 2: 379
Arachnis martina ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 395; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31

Arachnis dilecta (Boisduval, 1870)
Mexico, Honduras. See [About maps] Spilosoma dilecta Boisduval, 1870; Considérations Lépid. Guatemala: 97
Ecpantheria sanguinea Oberthür, 1881; Étud. d'Ent. 6: 112, pl. 20, f. 1-2, TL: Mexico
Arachnis sanguinea ; Godman & Salvin, 1884, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 98
Arachnis dilecta ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 393; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31

Arachnis zuni Neumoegen, 1890
New Mexico - Arizona, Mexico. See [About maps] Zuni Tiger-moth
Arachnis zuni Neumoegen, 1890; Entom. Amer. 6: 173
Arachnis zuni, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Arachnis zuni, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Arachnis zuni ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 393, pl. 47, f. 15; [HMB, 124, pl. XVI, f. 3]; [NACL, #8150]; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31

Arachnis tristis Rothschild, 1935
Mexico. See [About maps] Arachnis tristis Rothschild, 1935; Novit. Zool. 39 (3) : 248, TL: Zacualpan, Mexico
Arachnis bituminosa Seitz, 1919; Gross-Schmett. Erde 6 : 315, : 481
Arachnis tristis ; Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 31

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Arachnis midas Barnes & Lindsey, 1921
Arachnis midas ; [NACL, #8154]


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References:
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BAMONA]
Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
[BCA]
electronic; BIOLOGIA CENTRALI-AMERICANA
[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!
[Bruce Walsh]
Bruce Walsh; e-mail: Bruce Walsh; The Moths of Southeastern Arizona; Butterflies of Southeastern Arizona
[DubN]
Dubatolov; Arctiinae (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae) of the Nearctic Region; (under construction)
[HBN]
Francis Hemming, 1937; HÜBNER, A bibliographical and systematic account of the entomological works of Jacob Hübner and of the supplements thereto by Carl Geyer, Gottfried Franz von Frölich and Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer, Vol 1 & 2
[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:
Barnes & McDunnough, 1918
Notes and new species Contr. nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 4 (2): 61-208, pl. 11-25, (3): 211-278, pl. 26-40
Boisduval, 1870
Considerations sur des Lépidoptères envoyés du Guatemala à M. de l'Orza Considérations Lépid. Guatemala: 100pp
Clarke, 1941
A new subspecies of Arachnis from California Bull. South. Calif. Acad. Sci. 39: 187-188
Clarke, 1941
The North American moths of the genus Arachnis, with one new species Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 91 (3123) : 59-70
Comstock, 1942
A new race of Arachnis picta from Santa Catalina island Bull. South. Calif. Acad. Sci. 41: 83-85
Druce, 1894
Descriptions of some new species of Heterocera from Central America Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) 13 : 168-182
Dyar, [1903]
A List of North American Lepidoptera and Key to the Literature of this Order of Insects Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 1-723
Franclemont, 1966
Two new species of Arctiidae from southern Arizona Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 68 (3) : 250-257
Godman & Salvin, 1884
Biologia Centrali-Americana; or Contributions to the Knowledge of the Fauna of Mexico and Central America. Zoology. Lepidoptera. Heterocera Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 1-490, 3: pl. 1-101
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
Geyer, 1837
Zuträge zur Sammlung exotischer Schmettlinge, Vol. 5 [1833]-1837 in Hübner, Zuträge. Samml. exot. Schmett. 5 : [1-3], 4, [5], 6-52 (1837), : pl. [138-151], f. 801-880 (1833), : pl. [152-172], f. 881-1000 (1834 - 1836)
Neumoegen, 1890
New species of arctians Entom. Amer. 6: 173-174
Neumoegen & Dyar, 1893
Notes on Lithosiinae and Arctiidae with descriptions of new varieties Ent. News 4 (4) : 138-143
Ottolengui, 1896
A comparison of the American species of Arachnis, with description of new species Ent. News. 7 (4) : 124-128, pl. 4
Packard, 1864
Synopsis of the Bombycidae of the United States. (1 & 2) Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 3 : 97-130, : 331-396
Rothschild, 1935
Some new Arctiinae Novit. Zool. 39 (3) : 239-250
Schaus, 1889
Descriptions of new species of Mexican Heterocera Ent. Amer. 5 : 87-90, : 190-192
Seitz, 1919
Die amerikanischen Spinner und Schwärmer (186 pls) Gross-Schmett. Erde 6 : 1-32 (1913), : 33-192 (1915), : 193-240 (1917), : 249-280 (1918), : 241-248,281-320 (1919), : 321-336 (1920), : 337-376 (1921), : 377-416 (1922), : 417-424 (1924), : 425-528 (1925), : 529-616 (1927), : 617-672 (1928), : 673-768 (1929), : 769-840 (1930), : 841-904 (1931), : 905-1016 (1932), : 1017-1048 (1933), : 1049-1088 (1934), : 1089-1112 (1935), : 1137-1256 (1936), : 1113-1136,1257-1296 (1937), : 1297-1304 (1938), : 1305-1328 (1939), : 1329-1452 (1940)
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)
Watson & Goodger, 1986
Catalogue of the Neotropical Tigermoths Occ. papers on syst. entomology 1: 1-71


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