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Genus Scoliopteryx

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Classification
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 Scoliopteryginae
Tribe Scoliopterygini
Genus Scoliopteryx
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scoliopteryx Germar, 1810.
Explanation of Names
From Greek scolio crooked, plus Greek pteryx wing (or fin), based on Internet searches.
Numbers
Nearctica.com lists one species in genus.