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Subfamily Boletobiinae

Yellow-spotted Greylet Moth - caterpillar - Hyperstrotia flaviguttata Brown Caterpillar Erebidae (on fungi) - Metalectra discalis Erebidae (on fungi) - Metalectra discalis Metalectra Species - Metalectra Hyperstrotia flaviguttata Hodges#9076 - Eublemma minima Erebidae, Six-spotted Gray, leaf wrap around pupa  - Spargaloma sexpunctata
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Boletobiinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Includes the genera Melanomma, Mycterophora, Oxycilla, Parascotia, Prosoparia, one or more of which have been placed in other subfamilies by various authors at various times, such as:
Rivulinae (in part) [Hodges, 1983]
Ophiderinae (in part) [Poole, 1989]
Calpinae (in part) [Kitching and Rawlins, 1999]
Hypeninae (in part) [CBIF, 2003]
Explanation of Names
Boletobiinae from type genus Boletobia, Latin meaning "mushroom, fungus." (1)
About 13 species in 5 genera in North America.
Most of United States and southern Canada.
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.