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Genus Platyptilia

Unidentified Plume Moth - Platyptilia carduidactylus Platyptilia sp. 4 - Platyptilia Platyptilia carduidactylus Artichoke Plume Moth - Platyptilia carduidactylus Platyptilia carduidactylus - Artichoke Plume Moth - Hodges#6109 ? - Platyptilia carduidactylus Artichoke Plume Moth - Platyptilia carduidactylus Paraplatyptilia fragilis - Hodges #6136 - Platyptilia carduidactylus Platyptilia carduidactylus - male
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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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