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Subfamily Erebinae

Zale undularis What Underwing is this please? - Catocala ultronia Sordid Underwing - Catocala sordida Moth - Caenurgina moth with bright orange underneath - Bulia Whitney's Underwing Moth - Hodges#8843 - Catocala whitneyi Drasteria howlandii ? - Drasteria howlandii Drasteria maybe? - Drasteria adumbrata
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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.