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Subfamily Dioptinae

Phryganidia californica - caterpillar - Phryganidia californica Moths mating on a small live oak tree - Phryganidia californica - male - female brownmoth-fake eye - Phryganidia californica - female Caterpillar? - Phryganidia californica Caterpillar? - Phryganidia californica California Oak Moth Pupa - Phryganidia californica - female California oak moth without antenna? - Phryganidia californica Unidentified Moth - Phryganidia californica
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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Dioptinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly placed in a separate family (Dioptidae), now included within family Notodontidae
2 species in 2 genera in North America listed at All-Leps
Phryganidia Packard, 1864
1. californica Packard, 1864
Zunacetha Walker, 1863
2. annulata (Guérin-Méneville, 1844)
synonym bipartita Walker, 1863
synonym nervosa (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)
Zunacetha annulata: Rio Grande Valley, Texas (
California Oakworm (Phryganidia californica): west coast of United States (