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Family Copromorphidae - Tropical Fruitworm Moths

batting zero - Ellabella bayensis moth - Lotisma trigonana Moth - Ellabella Lotisma trigonana Copromorphidae: Ellabella editha - Ellabella editha Moth 12H  - Lotisma trigonana Ellabella johnstoni - Ellabella Ellabella johnstoni - male
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Carposinoidea (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.