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Genus Callopistria

Pink-shaded Fern Moth - Callopistria mollissima Florida Fern Moth - Hodges #9630 - Callopistria floridensis 9633 – Callopistria cordata – Silver-spotted Fern Moth - Callopistria cordata Florida Fern Caterpillar - Callopistria floridensis Callopistria mollissima Colorful Moth  - Callopistria mollissima Callopistria mollissima Callopistria floridensis?  - Callopistria floridensis
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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 Eriopinae
Genus Callopistria
Nearctica (1) lists six North American species in genus.
NCSU Entomology Collection (dead link) lists 3 species from North Carolina, with number pinned: cordata (15), floridensis (17), mollissima (17).