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Family Thyrididae - Window-Winged Moths

moth with weird wings - Dysodia oculatana Window-winged Moth - Hodges #6085 - Meskea dyspteraria Pseudothyris sepulchralis - Mournful Thyris - Thyris sepulchralis Sawfly? - Dysodia oculatana Unknown 'Bug' - Thyris maculata Mournful Thyris - Thyris sepulchralis Thyris maculata Unidentified Moth 1 - Hexeris enhydris
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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 Thyridoidea
Family Thyrididae (Window-Winged Moths)
Other Common Names
Leaf Moths (1)
Identification
There is considerable variety among N. Amer. spp. (1)
Life Cycle
Many spp. are day-fliers (2)
Works Cited
1.Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 3C: Micro-Moths and Geometroids
Ed Knudson & Charles Bordelon. 2008. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. 30 pp., 18 plates.
2.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.