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Species Arctioptera cavillator - Hodges#9187

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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 Pantheinae
Genus Arctioptera
Species cavillator (Arctioptera cavillator - Hodges#9187)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Arctioptera cavillator (Walker, 1856)
Dipthera cavillator Walker, 1856 (1)
Charadra decora Morrison, 1875
Explanation of Names
Arctioptera cavillator (Walker, 1856), n. comb, includes as a synonym Arctioptera decora (Morrison, 1875), formerly in the genus Lichnoptera and transferred to Arctioptera Anweiler & Schmidt, 2020, n. gen. (2)
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