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Superfamily Drepanoidea - Hooktip and False Owlet Moths

caterpillar on beech - Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides Tufted Thyatirid, 13 days after collection - Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides Dogwood thyatirid? - Euthyatira pudens Masked Birch Caterpillar - Drepana arcuata Moth Larva - Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides Caterpillar on Viburnum acerifolium - Oreta rosea Moth caterpillar? - Oreta rosea tufted thyatirin - Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides
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.