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Superfamily Choreutoidea - Metalmark Moths

Hodges#2629 - Prochoreutis inflatella Moth for ID - Choreutis pariana Moth - Tebenna Might this be Caloreas apocynoglossa - Hodges#2634? - Caloreas Moth - Prochoreutis inflatella Lepidoptera on Apple tree - Choreutis pariana Slosson's Metalmark Moth - Tortyra slossonia Choreutidae - Metalmark Moths?
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Choreutoidea (Metalmark Moths)
Explanation of Names
Choreutoidea from type genus Choreutis (Hübner), from Greek meaning "dancer." (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.