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Family Epermeniidae - Fringe-tufted Moths

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Epermenioidea (Fringe-tufted Moths)
Family Epermeniidae (Fringe-tufted Moths)
Food
Larvae of most species feed on members of the parsley family (Apiaceae).
Print References
Gaedike, R. 1977. Revision der nearktischen und neotropischen Epermeniidae (Lepidoptera). Beitr├Ąge zur Entomologie 27: 301-312.
Gaedike, R. 1996. Epermeniidae. Lepidopterorum Catalogus (New Series) 48: viii + 1-20.
Internet References