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Genus Elasmia

Hippia packardii - Elasmia packardii Hippia packardii 5 day old larva - Elasmia packardii Elasmia mandela santanna - Hodges #7950.1 - Elasmia mandela - female Texas SE Gulf Coast - Elasmia packardii - male moth - Elasmia Elasmia packardii - Elasmia Moth - Elasmia packardii Unknown caterpillar, found it on a soapberry tree - Elasmia
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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Nystaleinae
Genus Elasmia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Elasmia Möschler, 1886 (1)
Hippia (2)
Numbers
Three species are found in America north of Mexico. (2)
Elasmia cave
Elasmia mandela santanna
Elasmia packardii
See Also
Symmerista species have larger and more conspicuous whitish patch along costa of forewing