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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Superfamily Hepialoidea - Ghost Moths

white-ribboned moth - top - Korscheltellus lupulina Moth - Korscheltellus gracilis unknown moth from northern Ontario - Sthenopis purpurascens Hepialidae: Sthenopis purpurascens - Sthenopis purpurascens Gazoryctra Orange brown moth - Sthenopis Mating moths - Phymatopus hectoides - male - female Gazoryctra novigannus? - Gazoryctra novigannus
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Hepialoidea (Ghost Moths)
Remarks
One of the most successful of the homoneuran and more primitive lineages in terms of diversity. (1)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.