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Subfamily Pterophorinae

 Himmelman's Plume Moth - Geina tenuidactylus Plume moth - Stenoptilodes plume moth Gillmeria pallidactyla Stenoptilodes taprobanes - female Tiny Moth? or something else? Pterophoroidea buck's plume moth
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pterophoroidea (Plume Moths)
Family Pterophoridae (Plume Moths)
Subfamily Pterophorinae
one of two subfamilies in this family in North America listed at All-Leps; the other subfamily (Agdistinae) is represented in North America by a single species, Agdistis americana
146 species in 25 genera in two tribes in North America listed at All-Leps