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Family Copromorphidae - Tropical Fruitworm Moths

grubby little thing - Ellabella coaxed out of its flower - Ellabella getting ready to pupate - Ellabella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Copromorphoidea (Fruitworm Moths)
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.