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Genus Polygrammate

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Classification
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 Acronictinae
Genus Polygrammate
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Polygrammate Hübner, 1818
Explanation of Names
Appears to be from Greek polygrammos, marked with many lines--that from roots poly many, plus gramma stroke, line (1).
Numbers
Two species for this genus.
Print References
The Century Dictionary, entries for polygram, polygrammatic (1)