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Genus Dypterygia

American Bird-Wing - Dypterygia rozmani gray and tan moth - Dypterygia rozmani Dypterygia patina - Hodges #9561 - Dypterygia patina American Bird's-wing Moth - Dypterygia rozmani Dypterygia rozmani Arizona Moth - Dypterygia patina Dypterygia rozmani (American Bird's Wing) - Dypterygia rozmani Dypterygia patina
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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Dypterygiini
Genus Dypterygia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1829 by James Francis Stephens
3 species in North America (
1 species in Canada (CBIF)
Internet References
pinned adult image of D. rozmani (CBIF)
Illustrations of British Entomology, v.2, p.167    Stephens' original description of the species.