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Genus Thyridopteryx

Moth - Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis - male Evergreen Bagworm Moth - Hodges#457 - Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis - male Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis – Evergreen Bagworm Moth - Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis small clearwing - Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis Evergreen Bagworm Moth - Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis Moth to blacklight - Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis Evergreen Bagworm Moth - Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Psychidae (Bagworm Moths)
Subfamily Oiketicinae
Genus Thyridopteryx
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Thyridopterix Stephens, 1834 (1)
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet from Greek θυρεός (a wide oblong shield) + πτέρυξ (winged) for the shape of the wings. (1)
Numbers
5 spp. North of Mexico.
Print References
Davis, D.R. 1964. Bagworm moths of the Western Hemisphere (Lepidoptera: Psychidae). Bulletin of the United States National Museum 244: 129. (2)
Stephens, J.F, 1834. Illustrations of British Entomology; or, a synopsis of indigenous insects: containing their generic and specific distinctions; with an account of their metamorphoses, times of appearance, localities, food, and economy, as far as practicable. Haustellata 4: 387. (1)
Works Cited
1.Illustrations of British Entomology; or, a synopsis of indigenous insects: containing their generic and specific distinctions.
James Francis Stephens. 1834. Haustellata 4: 1-433.
2.Bagworm Moths of the Western Hemisphere
Donald R. Davis. 1964. Smithsonian Institution.