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Family Copromorphidae - Tropical Fruitworm Moths

1088a Lotisma trigonana 2312 - Lotisma trigonana 1088b Lotisma trigonana 2312 - Lotisma trigonana Ellabella editha batting zero - Ellabella editha Unknown moth - Lotisma trigonana Unknown moth - Lotisma trigonana Ellabella melanoclista, #2349 - Ellabella melanoclista Lotisma trigonana 2312 - Lotisma trigonana
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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 Copromorphoidea
Family Copromorphidae (Tropical Fruitworm Moths)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Copromorphidae Meyrick, 1905
Explanation of Names
Copromorphidae from the type genus Copromorpha (Meyrick), Greek meaning "appears like excrement," referring to the moth's camouflage.
Numbers
5 species in 2 genera in North America.