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Genus Citheronia

Citheronia splendens sinaloensis - Citheronia splendens Citheronia regalis - Regal Moth - caterpillar - preparing to pupate - Citheronia regalis Citheronia splendens egg - Citheronia splendens Citheronia splendens sinaloaensis - Citheronia splendens Hickory Horned Devil - Citheronia regalis Moth 073016mtm - Citheronia regalis Citheronia splendens Citheronia regalis
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Bombycoidea (Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths)
Family Saturniidae (Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths)
Subfamily Ceratocampinae (Royal Moths)
Genus Citheronia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Citheronia Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (10): 153
Numbers
Nearctica.com lists three species in this genus: regalis, sepulcralis, and splendens. However, Citheronia phoronea (Cramer, 1779) was eeported as new to NA, in TX, in the LepSoc Season Summary (2003).