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Tribe Lasiocampini

Colony of Caterpillars? - Malacosoma disstria Cool looking - Malacosoma americana moth - Malacosoma californica Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth egg mass - Malacosoma americana Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth - Hodges#7698 - Malacosoma disstria A very urban caterpillar (Lepidoptera) - Malacosoma americana Malacosoma incurva forest tent moth caterpillar - Malacosoma disstria
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Lasiocampoidea (Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths)
Family Lasiocampidae (Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths)
Subfamily Lasiocampinae
Tribe Lasiocampini
Explanation of Names
Lasiocampini from the type genus Lasiocampa (Linnaeus), Greek meaning "hairy caterpillar." (1)
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.