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Genus Dasychira

Tussock Moth Caterpillar - Dasychira meridionalis has to be variable - Dasychira vagans Dasychira tephra - Hodges#8292 ? - Dasychira tephra Moth Larve - Dasychira manto Moth 8: Dasychira vagans - Dasychira vagans Furry caterpillar - Dasychira meridionalis Northern Pine Tussock Moth - Dasychira plagiata Dasychira grisefacta
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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 Lymantriinae (Tussock Moths)
Tribe Orgyiini
Genus Dasychira
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dasychira Hübner, 1819
Print References
Covell, pp. 337-339, plates 44, 45 (2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - photo of living Dasychira species found in America north of Mexico.
North Carolina State Univ. Entomology lists 6 species for that state.
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.