What Is the Scientific Name for a Moth?

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The general scientific name of the moth is Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Lepidoptera. However, each species of moth actually has its own specific scientific name. Some of the names for moths are a mixture of Greek and Latin names. Sometimes the term 'Heterocera' is used for moths.
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Moths belong to kingdom of. Animalia. the phylum of. Arthropoda. the class of. Insecta. and the order of. Lepidoptera. Altogether the scientific name of the moth is: Animalia Arthropoda
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The scientific name for tigers is Panthera tigris. They are one of four big cats which are part of the Panthera genus. Cats, in general, are part of the Felidae family.
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the latin name? Acherontia atropos. Death's Head HawkMoth. Source(s) invert zoology class combined with a love for that movie.
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The accepted scientific name is. Acronicta tritona.
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There are many different types of moths, each with their own scientific name. The scientific name for the gypsy moth is Lymantria dispar. The gypsy moth was introduced into the U.S. sometime between 1868 and 1869. You can find more information here: http://www.fs.fed.us/ne/morgantown/4557/gmoth/
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