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Family Lasiocampidae - Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths

Tolype Moth - Tolype notialis Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth - Malacosoma disstria Large Moth - unable to identify - Phyllodesma americana Malacosoma disstria Forest Tent Caterpillar - Malacosoma disstria Lappet Moth - Hodges#7687 - Phyllodesma americana larch tolype - Tolype laricis - female unknown type of caterpillar - Malacosoma constricta American lappet moth - Phyllodesma americana
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
No Taxon (Moths)
Superfamily Lasiocampoidea
Family Lasiocampidae (Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lasiocampidae Harris, 1841
Explanation of Names
Lasiocampidae from the type genus Lasiocampa (Linnaeus), Greek for "hairy caterpillar." (1)
Numbers
Lasiocampinae, Gastropachini:
Heteropacha Harvey, 1874 rileyana Harvey, 1874
Phyllodesma Hübner, 1820 americana (Harris, 1841)
Phyllodesma Hübner, 1820 coturnix Lajonquiere, 1969
Phyllodesma Hübner, 1820 occidentis (Walker, 1855)
Lasiocampinae, Lasiocampini:
Caloecia Barnes and McDunnough, 1911 entima Franclemont, 1973
Caloecia Barnes and McDunnough, 1911 juvenalis (Barnes & McDunnough, 1911)
Dicogaster Barnes and McDunnough, 1911 coronada (Barnes, 1904)
Gloveria Packard, 1872 arizonensis Packard, 1872
Gloveria Packard, 1872 gargamelle (Strecker, 1884)
Gloveria Packard, 1872 howardi (Dyar, 1896)
Gloveria Packard, 1872 medusa (Strecker, 1898)
Gloveria Packard, 1872 sphingiformis Barnes & McDunnough, 1910
Malacosoma Hübner, 1820 americana (Fabricius, 1793)
Malacosoma Hübner, 1820 californica (Packard, 1864)
Malacosoma Hübner, 1820 constricta (Hy. Edwards, 1874)
Malacosoma Hübner, 1820 disstria Hübner, 1820
Malacosoma Hübner, 1820 incurva (Hy. Edwards, 1882)
Malacosoma Hübner, 1820 tigris (Dyar, 1902)
Quadrina Grote, 1881 diazoma Grote, 1881

Macromphaliinae:
Apotolype Franclemont, 1973 blanchardi Franclemont, 1973
Apotolype Franclemont, 1973 brevicrista (Dyar, 1895)
Artace Walker, 1855 colaria Franclemont, 1973
Artace Walker, 1855 cribrarius (Ljungh, 1825)
Hypopacha Neumoegen and Dyar, 1893 grisea (Neumoegen, 1882)
Tolype Hübner, 1820 austella Franclemont, 1973
Tolype Hübner, 1820 dayi Blackmore, 1921
Tolype Hübner, 1820 distincta French, 1890
Tolype Hübner, 1820 glenwoodii Barnes, 1900
Tolype Hübner, 1820 laricis (Fitch, 1856)
Tolype Hübner, 1820 lowriei Barnes & McDunnough, 1918
Tolype Hübner, 1820 mayelisae Franclemont, 1973
Tolype Hübner, 1820 minta Dyar, 1906
Tolype Hübner, 1820 nigricaria Cassino, 1928
Tolype Hübner, 1820 notialis Franclemont, 1973
Tolype Hübner, 1820 velleda (Stoll, 1791)
Internet References
Moths of Canada (Lasiocampoidea of Canada)
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.