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Species Rusicada privata - Hibiscus Leaf Caterpillar Moth - Hodges#8547

Caterpillars - Rusicada privata Hibiscus Leaf Caterpillar? - Rusicada privata caterpillar - Rusicada privata Hibiscus Leaf Caterpillar - Rusicada privata Hibiscus-leaf Caterpillar  - Rusicada privata caterpillar - Rusicada privata caterpillar - Rusicada privata Can anyone ID this? Something in the Genus Amphipyra? - Rusicada privata
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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Scoliopteryginae
Tribe Anomini
Genus Rusicada
Species privata (Hibiscus Leaf Caterpillar Moth - Hodges#8547)
Hodges Number
8547
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly Anomis commoda, Lafontaine and Schmidt 2010(1)
Now Rusicada privata, Lafontaine and Schmidt 2015(2)
Range
According to Wikipedia: "It is found in China, Taiwan and Japan, but has also been recorded from North America."
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.Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico III
Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt. 2015. ZooKeys 527: 127-147.