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Subfamily Lasiocampinae

Orange and Black Caterpillar - Malacosoma moth - Dicogaster coronada leafy - Phyllodesma americana Lasiocampidae: Phyllodesma americana - Phyllodesma americana American lappet - Phyllodesma americana Lasiocampidae: Phyllodesma americana - Phyllodesma americana Blue Striped Caterpillar - Malacosoma disstria Lasiocampidae: Malacosoma disstria - Malacosoma disstria
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Lasiocampoidea (Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths)
Family Lasiocampidae (Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths)
Subfamily Lasiocampinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lasiocampinae Harris, 1841
Explanation of Names
Lasiocampinae from the type genus Lasiocampa (Linnaeus), Greek meaning "hairy caterpillar." (1)
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.