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Family Pyralidae - Pyralid Moths

moth - Oreana unicolorella 5566 - Dimorphic Tosale Moth - Tosale oviplagalis - female Moth - Cactobrosis fernaldialis Moth - Arta olivalis A Pococera sp. - Pococera asperatella Hive destroyer 5605 Aspen Webworm Moth  - Pococera aplastella Aphomia terrenella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
No Taxon (Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Other Common Names
Snout moths
Pronunciation
pye-RAL-id-ee
Size
small to medium-size: wingspan usually between 9 and 37 mm
Range
cosmopolitan
Print References
Solis, M. Alma (2007) Phylogenetic studies and modern classification of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) (read online)