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Genus Phlogophora

moth - Phlogophora periculosa 1300 Phlogophora periculosa - Brown Angle Shades 9547 - Phlogophora periculosa Brown Angle Shades? Just my guess, but more knowledgeable comments appreciated. Thanks - Phlogophora periculosa Cutworm with white dorsal line - Phlogophora periculosa Phlogophora iris – Olive Angle Shades - Phlogophora iris Olive Angle Shades - Phlogophora iris Brown Angle Shades - Phlogophora periculosa 10/24/18 moth - Phlogophora periculosa
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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 Phlogophorini
Genus Phlogophora
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phlogophora Treitschke, 1825
Solenoptera Duponchel, 1845
Brotolomia Lederer, 1857
Habryntis Lederer, 1857
Racoptera Scott, 1858
Chutapha Moore, 1882
Parca Saalmüller, 1891
Mesolomia Smith, 1893
Madeuplexia Viette, 1960
Dentilymnia Berio, 1976
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet Phlogophora is Greek meaning "bearing a flame." (1)
Print References
Treitschke, G.F. 1825. Die schmetterlinge von Europa 5(1): 369
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.