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Genus Toronia

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Cossoidea (Carpenter and Leopard Moths)
Family Cossidae (Carpenter and Leopard Moths)
Subfamily Cossinae
Genus Toronia
Numbers
Two species are found in America north of Mexico
Toronia perplexa
Toronia luzena
Print References
Schoorl, J.W., 1990. A phylogenetic study on Cossidae (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) based on external adult morphology. Zoölogische Verhandelingen, 263: 1-295. (PDF)(1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - photos of both Toronia species and related moths *(pinned specimens)
Works Cited
1.A phylogenetic study on Cossidae (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) based on external adult morphology
J. W. Schoorl. 1990. Zoölogische Verhandelingen 263: 1-295.