Ctenucha and Haploa Tigers and their Kin

of the New England Region 

Family:  Erebidae   

(tigers, tussocks, underwings, fruit piercers, litter moths) 

Subfamily:  Arctiinae   

(tiger moths, wasp moths, and lichen moths)

Tribe: Arctiini   

(tiger moths and the tiger moth tussocks)


Subtribe:  Ctenuchina and Callimorphina

(Ctenucha and Haploa tigers)

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Presented by Sam Jaffe and The Caterpillar Lab. 

The following resources were used in the creation of these galleries: 

• Samuel Jaffe original photographs and associated Life History Notes.

• David Wagner accounts from "The Caterpillars of Eastern North America"

Moth Photographer's Group range maps


Ctenucha virginica 

Virginia Ctenucha 


Cisseps fulvicollis 

Yellow-collared Scape Moth 


Haploa clymene 

Clymene Moth  


Haploa lecontei 

Leconte's Haploa 

Other New England Ctenuchina/Callimorphina species not yet represented here

• Haploa contigua

• Haploa confusa

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