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Superfamily Drepanoidea - Hooktip and False Owlet Moths

 Tufted Thyatirin - Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides caterpillar - Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides orange caterpillar - Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides Rose Hooktip - Oreta rosea Possible heterocampa cat - Oreta rosea Masked Birch Caterpillar - Drepana arcuata Arched Hooktip - Drepana arcuata tufted thyatirid - Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Drepanoidea (Hooktip and False Owlet Moths)
Explanation of Names
Drepanoidae from the type genus Drepana (Schrank), Greek meaning "sickle," for the shape of the wings. (1)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.