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Genus Cecrita

Wavy-Lined Heterocampa - Cecrita biundata colorful caterpillar - Cecrita guttivitta green moth - Cecrita biundata What is it? - Cecrita biundata Wavy-Lined Heterocampa Moth ??? - Cecrita biundata moth - Cecrita guttivitta Notodontid - Cecrita guttivitta Cecrita guttivitta - Saddled Prominent - Hodges#7994 - Cecrita guttivitta - female
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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Heterocampinae
Genus Cecrita
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cecrita Walker, 1855
Explanation of Names
Cecrita Walker, 1855 was raised from synonymy of Heterocampa in Becker (2014).
8 species north of Mexico.