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Subfamily Acentropinae

Pondside Pyralid Moth - Elophila icciusalis Waterlily Leafcutter Moth - Hodges #4755 - Elophila obliteralis Crambidae: Parapoynx badiusalis - Parapoynx badiusalis moth - Parapoynx allionealis Polymorphic Pondweed Moth - Parapoynx maculalis Chrysendeton imitabilis Petrophila Oligostigmoides nr cryptalis - Oligostigmoides
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Acentropinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly Nymphulinae.
Numbers
50 species in 15 genera in our area (1).
Remarks
Most aquatic Lepidoptera are in this subfamily.(2)
Print References
Solis, M. Alma (2007) Phylogenetic studies and modern classification of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) (read online)
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) of America North of Mexico
Scholtens, B.G., Solis, A.M. 2015. ZooKeys 535: 1–136. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.535.6086.
2.Aquatic Insects of North America
R. W. Merritt, K. W. Cummins, M.B. Berg. 2008. Kendall/Hunt.