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Genus Protorthodes

Protorthodes curtica moth - Protorthodes melanopis Protorthodes mulina 10562? - Protorthodes mulina Cutworm - Protorthodes alfkenii Aseptis fumeola Hodges #9530  - Protorthodes alfkenii 10552 – Banded Quaker Moth - Protorthodes incincta Protorthodes Protorthodes alfkenii - Hodges#10559 - Protorthodes alfkenii - female
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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Eriopygini
Genus Protorthodes
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Protorthodes McDunnough, 1943
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet Protorthodes is Greek meaning "originally from the genus Orthodes."
Numbers
The genus Protorthodes McDunnough currently includes 15 species, 14 north of Mexico. (1)
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D, J.B. Walsh & C.D. Ferris 2014. A revision of the genus Protorthodes McDunnough with descriptions of a new genus and four new species (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Noctuinae, Eriopygini). ZooKeys 421: 139-179 (multiple formats) (1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the genus Protorthodes McDunnough with descriptions of a new genus and four new species
Lafontaine, J.D, J.B. Walsh & C.D. Ferris. 2014. ZooKeys 421: 139-179.