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Subfamily Erebinae

White spotted form of ilia? - Catocala ilia Little better pics of Ophelia - Catocala ophelia - female Little Lined Underwing - Hodges #8878.1 (Catocala lineella) - Catocala amica-lineella Unidentified Moth - Looper? - Caenurgina 7/1/18 moth - Catocala sordida Catocala gracilis – Graceful Underwing Moth - Catocala gracilis Helicoverpa zea Corn Earworm Moth? - Caenurgia chloropha Catocala clintonii - Clinton's Underwing Moth - Catocala clintonii
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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Explanation of Names
Erebinae from the type genus Erebus (Latreille), Greek meaning "from the darkness." (1), (2)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.