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Genus Platyptilia

Artichoke Plume Moth - Platyptilia carduidactylus Pterophoridae - Platyptilia carduidactylus Moth 09.06.12 (7) - Platyptilia carduidactylus Platyptilia sp. 4 (new species by BOLD) - Platyptilia plume moth - Platyptilia carduidactylus 6109 – Artichoke Plume Moth - Platyptilia carduidactylus Artichoke Plume Moth - Platyptilia carduidactylus Pterophoridae, spent pupa, lateral - Platyptilia carduidactylus
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Classification
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
Tribe Platyptiliini
Genus Platyptilia
Numbers
9 species in North America listed at All-Leps
Remarks
the former Platyptilia pallidactyla is now treated as Gillmeria pallidactyla by All-Leps, Fauna Europaea, and Pterophoridae of North America

Spelling ?
In Hodges Check List the genus is spelled Platyptilia.
Gillmeria is a synonym (? junior)

 
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