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Genus Macrochilo

Streaked Bronzy? - Macrochilo orciferalis Brown moth - Macrochilo Macrochilo hypocritalis Erebidae: Macrochilo orciferalis - Macrochilo orciferalis Puzzling moth - Macrochilo louisiana Lepidoptera sp. - Macrochilo orciferalis Slant-lined Owlet - Hodges#8357 - Macrochilo absorptalis Twin-dotted Macrochilo Moth - Macrochilo hypocritalis
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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Herminiinae (Litter Moths)
Genus Macrochilo
7 species in North America (
5 species in Canada (CBIF)
eastern two-thirds of North America
Internet References
pinned adult images of the 5 species occurring in Canada (CBIF)