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Genus Nephelodes

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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Tholerini
Genus Nephelodes
5 species in North America (
1 species in Canada [Nephelodes minians] (CBIF)
represented throughout North America
Internet References
pinned adult image of Nephelodes minians, the most widespread species (CBIF)