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Family Dudgeoneidae

Pecan Carpenterworm Moth - Cossula magnifica Pecan Carpenterworm Moth - Cossula magnifica Pecan Carpenterworm Moth - Cossula magnifica - male BioBlitz Bug 49 - Cossula magnifica Texas SE Gulf Coast - Cossula magnifica - male Pecan Carpenterworm Moth - Hodges #2674 - Cossula magnifica Pecan Carpenterworm Moth - Hodges #2674 - Cossula magnifica Unknown Lepidoptera - Cossula magnifica
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Cossoidea (Carpenter and Leopard Moths)
Family Dudgeoneidae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dudgeoneidae Berger, 1958
Explanation of Names
Cossulinae was transferred from Cossidae to Dudgeoneidae. "Dudgeoneidae now also include Cossulinae, following Mutanen et al. (2010), a relationship already suggested by Edwards et al. (1998)." (1)
Print References
Mutanen, M., Wahlberg, N. & Kaila, L. (2010) Comprehensive gene and taxon coverage elucidates radiation patterns in moths and butterflies. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 277, 2839–2848.