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Tribe Leucaniini

Unarmed wainscot - Leucania inermis Mythimna unipuncta Noctuidae: Mythimna unipuncta - Mythimna unipuncta Noctuidae: Leucania insueta - Leucania insueta Noctuidae: Mythimna unipuncta - Mythimna unipuncta Leucania amygdalina - Hodges#10440.1 - Leucania amygdalina Laeucania  - Leucania adjuta Mythimna unipuncta
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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Leucaniini
Explanation of Names
Leucaniini from the type genus Leucania (Ochsenheimer), Greek meaning "white" or "the throat." (1), (2)
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.
2.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.