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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lasiocampidae
Genus: Heteropacha
Harvey, 1874
Species: H. rileyana
Binomial name
Heteropacha rileyana
Harvey, 1874

Heteropacha is a genus of moth in the family Lasiocampidae.[1][2][3] It consists of only one species Riley's lappet moth (Heteropacha rileyana), which can be found in Mississippi, Missouri, Texas and Georgia.

The wingspan is 27–36 mm. The moths are on wing from late April to August.

The larvae feed on Gleditsia triacanthos.

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-18. Retrieved 2014-02-11. 
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  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-03-27. Retrieved 2011-10-14.