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Genus Phoberia

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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 Erebinae
Tribe Melipotini
Genus Phoberia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phoberia Hübner, 1818
Lyssia Guenée, 1852
There are at least 2 species in the genus. (1)
The antennae of males (examined microscopically) may reveal the differences between the two species that are most commonly encountered. (males only)