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Family Pyralidae - Pyralid Moths

Moth 5  moth  Hodges#5936 - Homoeosoma stypticella ID help needed - Dioryctria Small Moth - Pyralis manihotalis Pyralidae: Homoeosoma deceptorium? - Interjectio niviella Olive Arta - Arta olivalis Pococera scortealis
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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)