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Genus Macrochilo

Twin-dotted Macrochilo - Hodges#8357.1 - Macrochilo hypocritalis Slant-lined Owlet - Hodges#8357 - Macrochilo absorptalis Louisiana macrochilo - Macrochilo louisiana which Macrochilo? - Macrochilo hypocritalis Macrochilo litophora Macrochilo louisiana? - Macrochilo louisiana Brown-lined Owlet - Macrochilo litophora Brown-lined Owlet - Hodges#8358 - Macrochilo litophora
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Herminiinae (Litter Moths)
Genus Macrochilo
Numbers
7 species in North America (Nearctica.com)
5 species in Canada (CBIF)
Range
eastern two-thirds of North America
Internet References
pinned adult images of the 5 species occurring in Canada (CBIF)