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Superfamily Drepanoidea - Hooktip and False Owlet Moths

Caterpillar Caterpillar - Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides Furcula caterpillar? - Oreta rosea caterpillar on yellow birch - Drepana arcuata Possible heterocampa cat - Oreta rosea Dogwood Thyatirid Moth Caterpillar - Euthyatira pudens Dogwood thyatirid? - Euthyatira pudens Drepana arcuata larva - Drepana arcuata
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Drepanoidea (Hooktip and False Owlet Moths)
Explanation of Names
Drepanoidae from the type genus Drepana (Schrank), Greek meaning "sickle," for the shape of the wings. (1)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.