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Genus Halysidota

Caterpillar - Halysidota tessellaris - Halysidota tessellaris Banded Tussock Moth - Halysidota tessellaris Tussock moth caterpillar - Halysidota tessellaris Banded Tussock Caterpillar - Hodges #8203 - Halysidota tessellaris Halysidota davisii larva - Halysidota davisii Sycamore Tussock Cat - Hodges#8204 - Halysidota harrisii Sycamore Tussock Moth - Halysidota harrisii Cat - Halysidota schausi
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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 Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Arctiini (Tiger Moths)
Subtribe Phaegopterina
Genus Halysidota
Numbers
cinctipes Grote, 1865
davisii Hy. Edwards, 1874
harrisii Walsh, 1864
schausi Rothschild, 1909
tessellaris (J.E. Smith, 1797)
Remarks
Identification to species is very complex and for the most part requires dissection. See discussion here.
Print References
Watson, A. 1980. A revision of the Halysidota tessellaris species-group (Halysidota sensu stricto) (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 40(1): 1-65