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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Cladus: Macroheterocera
Superfamilia: Noctuoidea

Familia: Erebidae
Subfamilia: Arctiinae
Tribus: Arctiini
Subtribus: Spilosomina
Genus: Hyphantria
Species: H. cunea – H. orizaba – H. panoezys – H. penthetria – H. pictipupa

Hyphantria Harris, 1841

Type species: Hyphantria textor Harris, 1841

Harris, Thaddeus William, 1841: A report on the insects of Massachusetts, injurious to vegetation. – Cambridge, Massachusetts: Folsom, Wells, and Thurston: viii + 459 pp.
Lafontaine, J.D. & Schmidt, B.C. 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. Zookeys 40: 1–239. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.40.414 Reference page.
Witt, T.J. & Ronkay, L. (Eds.) 2011. Noctuidae Europaeae. Volume 13. Lymantriinae and Arctiinae, including phylogeny and check list of the quadrifid Noctuoidea of Europe. Entomological Press, Sorø, 448 pp. ISBN 978-87-89430-18-8. Reference page.

Hyphantria is a genus of tiger moths in the family Erebidae. The genus was erected by Thaddeus William Harris in 1841.[1] The moths are primarily found in North and Central America. One species, Hyphantria cunea, was introduced in western, central and eastern Eurasia.

Hyphantria cunea (Drury, 1773)
Hyphantria orizaba (Druce, 1897)
Hyphantria panoezys (Dyar, 1916)
Hyphantria penthetria Dyar, 1912
Hyphantria pictipupa Fitch, 1857


Savela, Markku. "Hyphantria Harris, 1841". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved September 27, 2019.

Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul. "Search results Family: Arctiidae". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London.

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