Megalopyge

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Classis : Insecta 
Ordo : Lepidoptera 
Superfamilia : Zygaenoidea 
Familia : Megalopygidae 
Genus : Megalopyge 
Hübner, 1820
   
Synonyma
*Alpis Walker, 1855
  • Chrysopyga Herrich-Schäffer, 1855
  • Cyclara Schaus, 1896
  • Oylothrix Clemens, 1860
  • Gasina Walker, 1855
  • Lagoa Harris, 1841
  • Lagoa Walker, 1856
  • Pimela Clemens, 1860
  • Ochrosoma Herrich-Schäffer, 1856
  • Zebonda Walker, 1865

Megalopyge est genus heterocerorum familiae Megalopygidarum. Species plerumque in America Septentrionali endemicae sunt, ubi eruca Megalopygae opercularis est maxime venenosa in omni continente.[1]

Species[recensere | fontem recensere]

Species olim inter Megalopygas digesta[recensere | fontem recensere]

Notae[recensere | fontem recensere]

  1. Gander 2019; Hood et al. 2019; Pearson 2014.

Bibliographia[recensere | fontem recensere]

  • Gander, Kashmira. 2019. "Texas Hospital Tries to Stop Birds Living in nearby Trees, Accidentally Creates Haven for North America's Most Venomous Caterpillar." Newsweek, 9 Septembris 2019. Editio interretialis.
  • Hood, Glen R., Mattheau Comerford, Amanda K. Weaver, Patricia M. Morton, et Scott P. Egan. 2019. "Human-mediated disturbance in multitrophic interactions results in outbreak levels of North America's most venomous caterpillar." The Royal Society, 4 Septembris 2019. Editio interretialis.
  • Pearson, Gwen. 2014. 'Never Touch Anything That Looks Like Donald Trump's Hair." Wired, 11 Septembris 2014. Photographema Matt Bertone. Editio interretialis.