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Family Pyralidae - Pyralid Moths

Caterpillar - Omphalocera munroei Moth larvae - Pococera Head - Plodia interpunctella Caterpillar - Pococera pyralid moth larva - Pococera Casebearer on shingle oak - Acrobasis wax moths Larva on Oak - Pococera expandens
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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)