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Genus Platyptilia

Backyard Bug - Platyptilia carduidactylus Illinois Geranium Plume Moth? - Platyptilia carduidactylus 6109 Platyptilia carduidactyla (Artichoke Plume Moth) - Platyptilia carduidactylus Platyptilia carduidactylus - Artichoke Plume 6109 - Platyptilia carduidactylus Platyptilia sp. 4 - Platyptilia plume moth - Platyptilia carduidactylus Platyptilia williamsii - Calendula Plume Moth 6112 - Platyptilia williamsii - female Artichoke Plume Moth - Hodges#6109 - 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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