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Species Euclea nanina - Nanina Oak-Slug Moth - Hodges#4697.1

Nanina Oak-Slug Moth - Euclea nanina - male Slug caterpillar moth? - Euclea nanina oak-slug cat - Euclea nanina Euclea nanina Nanina Oak-Slug Moth, 4697.1 - Euclea nanina Euclea nanina ? - Euclea nanina Brown and yellow moth - Euclea nanina
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Zygaenoidea (Flannel, Slug Caterpillar, Leaf Skeletonizer Moths and kin)
Family Limacodidae (Slug Caterpillar Moths)
Genus Euclea
Species nanina (Nanina Oak-Slug Moth - Hodges#4697.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euclea nanina Dyar, 1899
Phylogenetic sequence #141950
Identification of this species is difficult--see the discussion under various images posted for this species and E. delphinii.
See Also
Euclea delphinii - Spiny Oak-Slug Moth--very similar, perhaps not always distinguishable
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live & pinned adults and larva (1)
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens (2)