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Subfamily Diphtherinae

Hieroglyphic Moth - Diphthera festiva - female Hieroglyphic Moth - Diphthera festiva Moth - Diphthera festiva Hieroglyphic Moth, Diphthera festiva Larva - Diphthera festiva zebra-colored cat - Diphthera festiva Hieroglyphic Moth - Hodges #8560 - Diphthera festiva Red Head Cat - Diphthera festiva Caterpillar  - Diphthera festiva
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Nolidae (Nolid Moths)
Subfamily Diphtherinae
Explanation of Names
Diphtherinae from type genus Diphthera (Hübner), from Greek meaning "a prepared hide." (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.