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Genus Oidaematophorus

6008561 caterpillar - Oidaematophorus eupatorii Pterophoridae, larva - Oidaematophorus eupatorii Catapiller 01 - Oidaematophorus balsamorrhizae Pterophorid larva - Oidaematophorus balsamorrhizae Platyptiliini? - Oidaematophorus phaceliae Pterophoridae - Oidaematophorus Pterophorid of some kind - Oidaematophorus occidentalis possible Eupatorium Plume Moth- - Oidaematophorus eupatorii
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pterophoroidea (Plume Moths)
Family Pterophoridae (Plume Moths)
Subfamily Pterophorinae
Tribe Pterophorini
Genus Oidaematophorus
Explanation of Names
Apparently from Greek oidema (οιδημα)- "swelling" + phoros (φορος)- "that which bears, carries, is born, is carried". Probably a reference to some characteristic anatomical feature.