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Genus Caenurgia

Brown Moth - Caenurgia chloropha - female Moth? - Caenurgia chloropha - male Caenurgia chloropha eggs - Caenurgia chloropha An orangy-tan moth - Caenurgia chloropha Moth - Caenurgia chloropha Caenurgia togataria - male Moth - Caenurgia chloropha Moth to porch light  - Caenurgia chloropha - male
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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Euclidiini
Genus Caenurgia
2 species in North American (
southern half of United States
spelling of the genus often confused with Caenurgina, a genus of moths in the same subfamily and tribe as Caenurgia
See Also
Caenurgina species
Internet References
live and pinned adult images of Caenurgia chloropha by various photographers (Moth Photographers Group)
live adult image of C. chloropha [mislabeled as a Pyralid] (Darryl Searcy, Alabama)