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Genus Anicla

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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Noctuini
Subtribe Agrotina
Genus Anicla
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anicla Grote, 1874; Bull. Buffalo Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 159
syn. Euagrotis McDunnough, [1929]; Nat. Mus. Canada, Bull. 55: 43
syn. Missio Angulo, 1998; Gayana Zool. 62(1): 11

The transfer of a significant number of species from the genus Euagrotis to this genus is not universally recognized
Numbers
15 species in North America according to All-Leps
2 species in North America according to nearctica.com
1 species in Canada [A. infecta] (CBIF)
Range
southeastern Canada and eastern United States
also represented in the tropics south at least to Brazil
Internet References
pinned adult image of A. infecta (CBIF)