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Genus Paectes

Pygmy Paectes - Hodges#8959 - Paectes pygmaea - female Eyed Paectes - Hodges#8957 - Paectes oculatrix Green speckled caterpillar on oak   - Paectes Pygmy Paectes - Paectes pygmaea Paectes oculatrix Paectes nubifera Paectes oculatrix – Eyed Paectes Moth - Paectes oculatrix Paectes nana
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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 Euteliidae
Subfamily Euteliinae
Genus Paectes
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Paectes Hübner, 1818
Numbers
Paectes includes 12 described species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Print References
Metzler, E.H. & J.G. Franclemont 1991. A review of four species names of Paectes from North America (Noctuidae: Euteliinae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 45(1): (2)
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
2.A review of four species names of Paectes from North America (Noctuidae: Euteliinae)
E. H. Metzler, J. G. Franclemont . 1991. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 45(1): 34-41 .