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Genus Citheronia

Regal Moth - Citheronia regalis - female Regal Moth? - Citheronia regalis Regal moth - Citheronia regalis - male unknown caterpillar - Citheronia regalis Citheronia splendens sinaloensis - Citheronia splendens Hickory Horned Devil - Citheronia regalis Regal Moth - Sex? - Citheronia regalis Caterpiller - Citheronia regalis
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Bombycoidea (Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths)
Family Saturniidae (Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths)
Subfamily Ceratocampinae (Royal Moths)
Genus Citheronia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Citheronia Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (10): 153
Numbers
Nearctica.com lists three species in this genus: regalis, sepulcralis, and splendens. However, Citheronia phoronea (Cramer, 1779) was eeported as new to NA, in TX, in the LepSoc Season Summary (2003).