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Genus Halysidota

Caterpillar - Halysidota tessellaris White Marked Tussock Moth Caterpillar? No - Halysidota One of the tussock moth caterpillars? (DCP146) - Halysidota harrisii Fuzzy caterpillar, maybe Halysidota tessellaris? - Halysidota tessellaris Sycamore Tussock Moth caterpillar - Halysidota harrisii Caterpillar - Halysidota harrisii caterpiller sp? - Halysidota tessellaris Tussock Moth - Halysidota tessellaris
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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