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Family Notodontidae - Prominent Moths

Red-humped Oakworm caterpillar 3 - Symmerista Unknown Caterpillar - Symmerista Datana perspicua ? - Datana drexelii Green and copper caterpillar - ID assistance needed please - Lochmaeus bilineata Schizura leptinoides  - Schizura leptinoides Angle-lined Prominent  - Clostera inclusa Oligocentria semirufescens Morning-glory Prominent - Schizura ipomoeae
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
No Taxon (Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea
Family Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Notodontidae Stephens, 1829
8 subfamilies of Notodontidae; 138 species in 43 genera in North America(1)
Internet References
pinned adult thumbnail images of 43 species occurring in western Canada (CBIF)
pinned adult thumbnail images of 54 species occurring in eastern Canada (CBIF)
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .