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Genus Macrochilo

Moth - Macrochilo louisiana a little worn - Macrochilo Macrochilo - Macrochilo litophora Brown-lined Owlet - Macrochilo litophora 8357 Slant-lined Owlet - Macrochilo absorptalis Slant-lined Owlet - Macrochilo absorptalis Texas SE Gulf Coast - Macrochilo orciferalis - female Macrochilo orciferalis
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Classification
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
Numbers
7 species in North America (Nearctica.com)
5 species in Canada (CBIF)
Range
eastern two-thirds of North America
Internet References
pinned adult images of the 5 species occurring in Canada (CBIF)