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Subfamily Agaristinae

Eight-spotted Forester caterpillar - Alypia octomaculata Alypia langtoni? - Alypia langtoni Eight-spotted Forester - Alypia octomaculata Noctuidae: Eudryas unio - Eudryas unio Moth - Euscirrhopterus gloveri Wilson's Wood-nymph Xerociris wilsonii  - Xerociris wilsonii Alypia octomaculata Pearly Wood-Nymph - Eudryas unio
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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Agaristinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Agaristinae Boisduval, 1833
Food
Onagraceae, Vitaceae, Nyctaginaceae, Portulacaceae, and Cactaceae are important host plant families for the Agaristinae.