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Superfamily Alucitoidea - Many-plume Moths

Moth 06-Fenstad's Resort - Alucita Alucita montana Montana Six-plume Moth - Hodges#2313 - Alucita montana Alucita montana? - Alucita Plume moth - Alucita Moth - Alucita Feathers 2 - Alucita Alucita montana - Montana Six-plume Moth - Hodges#2313 - Alucita montana
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Alucitoidea (Many-plume Moths)
Explanation of Names
Alucitoidea is from the type genus Alucita, Latin meaning "gnat." (1)
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.