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Achaea janata  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 117337

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): croton caterpillar [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderLepidoptera  – butterflies, moths, papillons, papillons de nuit, Borboleta, Mariposa  
                                  SuperfamilyNoctuoidea Latreille, 1809  
                                     FamilyErebidae Leach, 1815  
                                        SubfamilyErebinae Leach, 1815  
                                           TribePoaphilini Guenée, 1852  
                                              GenusAchaea Hübner, 1823  
                                                 SpeciesAchaea janata (Linnaeus, 1758) – croton caterpillar  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Achaea janata   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Starr, Forest, and Kim Starr  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: New arthropod records from Maui Nu   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bishop Museum Occasional Papers, vol. 109   
  Page(s): 35-42   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0893-1348   
  Reference for: Achaea janata   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Yoshioka, Ernest R., and George P. Markin  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Outbreak of Achaea janata (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on Christmas Berry in Hawai'i   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society, vol. 32   
  Page(s): 153-155   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Achaea janata, croton caterpillar [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Australia  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Hawaii, Introduced  






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