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Family Thyrididae - Window-winged Moths

Spotted Moth - Thyris sepulchralis Mournful Thyris Moth – Thyris sepulchralis - Hodges #6077 - Thyris sepulchralis moth, black with white spots - Thyris sepulchralis moth - Thyris maculata Tiny flyer - Thyris maculata Looks like some type of Sphinx Moth, colored like a Silver-spotted Skipper - Thyris maculata Thyris maculata - Spotted Thyris - Thyris maculata Eyed Dysodia - Dysodia oculatana
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Thyridoidea (Window-winged Moths)
Family Thyrididae (Window-winged Moths)
Other Common Names
Leaf Moths (1)
Identification
There is considerable variety among N. Amer. spp. (1)
Life Cycle
Many spp. are day-fliers (2)
Works Cited
1.Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 3C: Micro-Moths and Geometroids
Ed Knudson & Charles Bordelon. 2008. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. 30 pp., 18 plates.
2.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.