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Subfamily Lasiocampinae

Lappet Moth - Phyllodesma americana 1499 Phyllodesma americana - Lappet Moth 7687 - Phyllodesma americana - male old egg mass - Malacosoma Img 0743 - Malacosoma disstria Malacosoma larva on Sulphur Flower - Malacosoma californicum valley oak caterpillar - Malacosoma constrictum MothEasternTentCaterpillar_Malacosoma_americana06152017_CM - Malacosoma americana - male Blue green caterpillar? - Phyllodesma
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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.