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Platarctia Packard, 1864
Platarctia Packard, 1864; Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 3 : 109, TS: Arctia parthenos Harris

Platarctia atropurpurea (Bang-Haas, 1927)
Yenisei River (middle), Altai, Sayan, Tuva, Transbaikalia, Yakutia (not polar), S.Magadan, Mongolia. See [About maps] Hyphoraia ornata atropurpurea Bang-Haas, 1927; Horae Macrolep. Palaearct. 1 : 117
Platarctia atropurpurea, Lepidoptera collection [SZMN]
Platarctia atropurpurea ; [DubA, #29]
Yenisei River (middle), S.Siberia (mountains), S.Yakutia, Mongolia Arctia ornata Staudinger, 1896; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris, 9 (1) : 188, pl. 4, f. 1-2
Diacrisia ornata ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 300
Platarctia atropurpurea atropurpurea ; [DubA, #29a]
P. a. sotavaltai Dubatolov, 1996
E.Yakutia (mountains), S.Magadan Platarctia atropurpurea sotavaltai Dubatolov, 1996; Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 37: 70, TL: E.Yakutia, 180km ENE of Khandgya
Platarctia atropurpurea sotavaltai ; [DubA, #29b]

Platarctia parthenos (Harris, 1850)
Canada (Labrador, Lake Superior). See [About maps] St. Lawrence Tiger Moth
Arctia parthenos Harris, 1850; in Agassiz, Cabot et al., Lake Superior: 390, pl. 7, f. 4
Arctia borealis Möschler, 1860; Wien. Ent. Monats. 4 (11): 360, pl. 9, f. 3
parvimaculata (Brower, 1973)
= ; [NACL]
multimaculata (Brower, 1973)
= ; [NACL]
obsolescens (Brower, 1973)
= ; [NACL]
Platarctia parthenos, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Platarctia parthenos, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Platarctia parthenos, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
Platarctia parthenos, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Hyphoraia parthenos ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 224; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 83; [HMB, 128, pl. XVI, f. 20]
Platarctia parthenos ; [NACL, #8162]

Platarctia souliei (Oberthür, 1903)
Tibet, Sichuan. See [About maps] Arctia souliei Oberthür; Histoire de la Mission du Thibet par Adrien Launay: .. f. 4-5
Chelonia[?] souliei Oberthür, 1911; Étud. Lépid. Comp. 5 (1) : 123
Platarctia souliei ; [DubC]

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University of Alberta, E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum; Browse Entomology Collection
[About maps]
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Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
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!
Dubatolov, 1996; A list of the Arctiinae of the territory of the former U.S.S.R (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae); In: Neue Entomologische Nachrichten, Band 37: 39-89; A web presentation of the list.
Holland, 1908; The Moth Book; A popular guide to a knowledge of the moths of North America
North American Moth Photographers Group
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
Pacific Northwest Moths
Lepidoptera; Siberian Zoological Museum

Some related literature:
Bang-Haas, 1927
Horae Macrolepidopterologicae Regionis Palaearcticae Horae Macrolep. Palaearct. 1 : 1-128, pl. 1-11
Dubatolov, 1996
Three contributions to the knowledge of palearctic Arctiinae (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae) Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 37:
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
Möschler, 1860
Beiträge zur Lepidopteren-Fauna von Labrador Wien. Ent. Monats. 4 (11): 329-368, pl. 9, (12): 369-381, pl. 10
Packard, 1864
Synopsis of the Bombycidae of the United States. (1 & 2) Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 3 : 97-130, : 331-396
Rothschild, 1910
Catalogue of the Arctianae in the Tring museum, with notes and descriptions of new species Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 1-85, (2): 113-171
Staudinger, 1896
Drei neue paläarctische Heteroceren Dt. Ent. Z. Iris, 9 (1) : 188-192, pl. 4

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