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Subfamily Lasiocampinae

Spinning - Malacosoma disstria Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth - Malacosoma disstria - male Pacific tent caterpillar - Malacosoma constricta American Lappet Moth, 7687 - Phyllodesma americana Moth on exterior wall - Malacosoma americana - male Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth Cocoon - Malacosoma disstria Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth Hodges #7701 - Malacosoma americana - male Eastern tent cats, right? - Malacosoma americana
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Lasiocampoidea (Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths)
Family Lasiocampidae (Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths)
Subfamily Lasiocampinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lasiocampinae Harris, 1841
Explanation of Names
Lasiocampinae from the type genus Lasiocampa (Linnaeus), Greek meaning "hairy caterpillar." (1)
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.