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Genus Phyprosopus

Curve-lined Owlet caterpillar? - Phyprosopus callitrichoides Curve-lined Owlet - Phyprosopus callitrichoides Phyprosopus callitrichoides unknown inch worm  - Phyprosopus callitrichoides Moth - Phyprosopus callitrichoides Phyprosopus callitrichoides Odd Nose Moth - Phyprosopus callitrichoides Moth to porch light  - Phyprosopus callitrichoides
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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 Eulepidotinae
Genus Phyprosopus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phyprosopus Grote, 1872
Nearctica (1) lists 2 species:
There is now only one species in the genus. (2)(3) (updated 2021)
Phyprosopus calligrapha Hampson 1926 (Sudariophora) This species has been moved to synonymy with Psammathodoxa cochlidioides - Hodges #8529. (updated 2021)
Phyprosopus callitrichoides Grote 1872 (Phyprosopus)