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Subtribe Cisthenina

Black-and-yellow Lichen Moth - Lycomorpha pholus Hodges #8098 - Little White Lichen Moth - Clemensia ochreata Lycomorpha, ya think? - Lycomorpha Hodges #8098 - Little White Lichen Moth - Clemensia ochreata Hodges#8075 - Cisthene picta Cisthene? - Cisthene  Lycomorpha pholus - Black-and-yellow Lichen Moth? - Lycomorpha pholus Little White Lichen Moth H#8098 - Clemensia albata
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Erebidae
Subfamily Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Lithosiini (Lichen Moths)
Subtribe Cisthenina
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly tribe Cisthenini, when the current Lithosiini was Lithosiinae.
Explanation of Names
Authors: Bendib & Minet, 1999
Food
algae and lichens