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Genus Psyche

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Psychidae (Bagworm Moths)
Subfamily Psychinae
Genus Psyche
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Psyche Schrank, 1801
Fumaria Haworth, 1811
Fumea Haworth, 1812
Saccofera Sodoffsky, 1837
Masonia Tutt, 1900
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet Psyche is Greek meaning " butterfly, moth; the soul." (1), (2)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.