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Genus Apeplopoda

Apeplopoda mecrida - Hodges #8274.1 - Apeplopoda mecrida - male
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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 Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Arctiini (Tiger Moths)
Subtribe Euchromiina
Genus Apeplopoda
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apeplopoda Watson, 1980
Gymnopoda Felder, 1874
Apeplopoda mecrida is the only member of the genus listed for America, north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Print References
Watson, A., Fletcher, D.S. & Nye, I.W.B., 1980, in Nye, I.W.B. [Ed.], The Generic Names of Moths of the World, 2: 14.
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
2.Geographical distribution of Apeplopoda mecrida (Druce, 1889) (Eribidae: Arctiinae: Arctiini: Euchromiina) with ...
Fernando Hernández-Baz, Jorge M. González, Patricia Tamez-Guerra. 2012. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society, 66(4): 225–229.