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Superfamily Drepanoidea - Hooktip and False Owlet Moths

Arched Hooktip - Drepana arcuata 6235 Lettered Habrosyne - Habrosyne scripta Hook-winged moth_yellow - Oreta rosea Arched Hooktip - Drepana arcuata Moth - Habrosyne gloriosa Arched Hooktip A - Drepana arcuata Insect Enjoying the Sun - Oreta rosea Habrosyne scripta
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Drepanoidea (Hooktip and False Owlet Moths)
Explanation of Names
Drepanoidae from the type genus Drepana (Schrank), Greek meaning "sickle," for the shape of the wings. (1)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.