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Genus Apoda

Unfortunately, over-exposed - Apoda biguttata Inverted Y Slug Moth - Apoda y-inversum Pecan tree caterpillar - Apoda y-inversum Shagreened Slug Moth - Apoda biguttata Slug Caterpillar Moth (Tortricidae?) larvae - Apoda y-inversum Green gumdrop looking Apoda biguttata Apoda y-inversum
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Zygaenoidea (Flannel, Slug Caterpillar, Leaf Skeletonizer Moths and kin)
Family Limacodidae (Slug Caterpillar Moths)
Genus Apoda
Explanation of Names
Author of the genus is Haworth, 1809. Apoda means "no foot", I believe. (a- non/lacking, plus poda, Greek, foot). Refers to the caterpillar, presumably. (Based on Internet searches.)
Five Apoda species are found in America north of Mexico.
Print References
Covell, illustrates biguttata and y-inversum, plate 55. (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - photos of living adults and related species.
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.