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Genus Cacotherapia

Unidentified Moth - Cacotherapia Hodges#5642 - Cacotherapia flexilinealis Cacotherapia leucocope Cacotherapia leucocope Cacotherapia leucocope Cacotherapia leucocope Moth - Cacotherapia flexilinealis Teal-colored Cacotherapia - Cacotherapia
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Galleriinae
Tribe Cacotherapiini
Genus Cacotherapia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cacotherapia Dyar, 1904
Macrotheca Ragonot, 1891
Numbers
Cacotherapia includes ten named species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Identification
The original description is available online in the print references below.
Forewings have twelve veins and hindwings have seven.
Labial palpi are long and porrect (extended forward).
Print References
Dyar, H.G. 1904. Notes on synonymy and larvae of Pyralidae. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 160.
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.