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Genus Nematocampa - Filament Bearers

Horned Spanworm - Nematocampa resistaria Horned Spanworm - Nematocampa resistaria unknown caterpiller - Nematocampa resistaria Air Horse - Nematocampa resistaria Filament Bearer - Nematocampa resistaria Nematocampa resistaria? - Nematocampa resistaria Small colorful CAT with some coils - Nematocampa horned spanworm - Nematocampa resistaria
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Geometroidea (Geometrid and Swallowtail Moths)
Family Geometridae (Geometrid Moths)
Subfamily Ennominae
Tribe Cassymini
Genus Nematocampa (Filament Bearers)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nematocampa Guenee, 1857
*Ferguson (2008) placed Nematocampa in tribe Cassymini(1)
Numbers
Three species in the genus for North America north of Mexico(1)
Nematocampa baggettaria
N. resistaria
N. brehmeata
Print References
Ferguson, Douglas C., The Moths of North America, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae (part: Abaxini, Cassymini, Macariini) 2008 p. 27-34. (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - photographs of pinned adults representing the three species.
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae.
Douglas C. Ferguson . 2008. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.