Grammia edwardsii   ((Stretch) Ferguson & Opler)


 
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Edward's Tiger Moth
(Grammia edwardsii)

 
syn. Arctia edwardsii (Stretch)

 
distribution:

USA: California

 
local ame: -

 
size: (?)

extinction date: (?)

 
Edward's Tiger Moth was described in the year 1872 and is considered extinct, even though there seem no reasons to be known.

It seems that almost nothing is known about the habits of this species.

 
References:

- B. Christian Schmidt: Taxonomic revision of the genus Grammia Rambur (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Arctiinae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 156(3): 507-597. 2009