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Genus Notodonta

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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Notodontinae
Genus Notodonta
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Notodonta Ochsenheimer, 1810
Notodon Meigen, 1830
Mimodonta Matsumura, 1920
Microdontella Strand, 1934
Tritophia Kiriakoff, 1967
Eligmodonta Kiriakoff, 1967
Explanation of Names
Generic name Notodonta id from Greek meaning "back tooth", for the tooth-like projections on the inner edge of the forewings, that meet over the back. (1)
Range
Holarctic (represented throughout North America and Eurasia).
Print References
Ochsenheimer, F. 1810. Die schmetterlinge von Europa 45
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.