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Genus Eudryas - Wood Nymphs

Pearly Wood-Nymph - Eudryas unio Eudryas grata - Beautiful Wood-Nymph? - Eudryas grata Noctuidae: Eudryas unio - Eudryas unio Beautiful Wood-Nymph - Eudryas grata Unknown moth - Eudryas unio Beautiful Wood-Nymph - Eudryas grata Lépidoptère - Eudryas unio Lépidoptère - Eudryas unio
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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 Agaristinae
Genus Eudryas (Wood Nymphs)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eudryas Boisduval 1836
Explanation of Names
Greek dryas or dryad is a mythological wood-nymph (spirit). The prefix -eu is also Greek, meaning "good, well, or true" (Internet searches).
Nearctica (1) lists three species.