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Family Copromorphidae - Tropical Fruitworm Moths

small moth - Lotisma trigonana Ellabella editha Unknown moth - Lotisma trigonana Ellabella melanoclista, #2349 - Ellabella melanoclista Ellabella editha - Hodges#2348 ? - Ellabella tricky one, Tortricidae? - Lotisma trigonana Oregon Feb - Lotisma trigonana Pyralidae? - 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.