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Superfamily Carposinoidea - Fruitworm Moths

Long-nosed moth - Carposina 2314  - Carposina sasakii Ellabella melanoclista Lotisma trigonana Ellabella,  (specimen DSC0220-001) dorsal veiw - Ellabella Crescent-marked bondia - Bondia crescentella Ellabella melanoclista? - Ellabella melanoclista Phtheochroa ? - Carposina
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Carposinoidea (Fruitworm Moths)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carposinoidea Walsingham, 1897
Copromorphoidea Meyrick, 1905
Explanation of Names
"The name Copromorphoidea Meyrick, 1905, introduced by Meyrick (1928), is a junior synonym of Carposinoidea, which although introduced as a superfamily by Diakonoff (1961), and several times used before 2000, is attributable to Walsingham (1897) as the author of the family on which the name is based." (1)