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Superfamily Pterophoroidea - Plume Moths

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths
Superfamily Pterophoroidea - Plume Moths

Family Pterophoridae - Plume Moths
Subfamily Agdistinae
Genus Agdistis
Species americana - Agdistis americana - Hodges#6089
Subfamily Deuterocopinae
Genus Leptodeuterocopus
Species neales - Leptodeuterocopus neales - Hodges#6090.2
Subfamily Pterophorinae
Tribe Platyptiliini
Genus Amblyptilia
Species pica - Geranium Plume Moth - Hodges#6118
Genus Anstenoptilia
Species marmarodactyla - Anstenoptilia marmarodactyla - Hodges#6117
Genus Buckleria
Species parvulus - Sundew Plume Moth - Hodges#6098
Genus Capperia
Species evansi - Capperia evansi - Hodges#6095
Species ningoris - Capperia ningoris - Hodges#6094
Genus Cnaemidophorus
Species rhododactyla - Rose Plume Moth - Hodges#6105
Genus Dejongia
Species californicus - Dejongia californicus - Hodges#6100
Species lobidactylus - Dejongia lobidactylus - Hodges#6102
Genus Exelastis
Species pumilio - Exelastis pumilio - Hodges#6099.1
Genus Geina
Species buscki - Busck's Plume Moth - Hodges#6093
Species periscelidactylus - Grape Plume Moth - Hodges#6091
Species sheppardi - Geina sheppardi - Hodges#6091.1
Species tenuidactylus - Himmelman's Plume Moth - Hodges#6092
No Taxon buscki or tenuidactylus
Genus Gillmeria
Species albertae - Gillmeria albertae - Hodges#6116
Species pallidactyla - Gillmeria pallidactyla - Hodges#6107
Genus Lantanophaga
Species pusillidactylus - Lantana plume moth - Hodges#6119
Genus Lioptilodes
Species albistriolatus - Lioptilodes albistriolatus - Hodges#6120
Genus Megalorhipida - Megalorhipida
Species leucodactylus - Spiderling Plume Moth - Hodges#6104
Genus Michaelophorus
Species indentatus - Michaelophorus indentatus - Hodges#6103
Genus Paraplatyptilia
Species albui - Paraplatyptilia albui - Hodges#6127.1
Species auriga - Paraplatyptilia auriga - Hodges#6127
Species carolina - Paraplatyptilia carolina - Hodges#6125
Species cooleyi - Paraplatyptilia cooleyi - Hodges#6138
Species fragilis - Paraplatyptilia fragilis - Hodges#6136
Species petrodactylus - Paraplatyptilia petrodactylus - Hodges#6142
Species shastae - Paraplatyptilia shastae - Hodges#6133
Genus Platyptilia
Species albicans - Platyptilia albicans - Hodges#6115
Species carduidactylus - Artichoke Plume Moth - Hodges#6109
Species percnodactylus - Platyptilia percnodactylus - Hodges#6110
Species tesseradactyla - Platyptilia tesseradactyla - Hodges#6106
Species williamsii - Platyptilia williamsii - Hodges#6112
Genus Sphenarches
Species anisodactylus - Sphenarches anisodactylus - Hodges#6090.1
Species ontario - Sphenarches ontario - Hodges#6090
Genus Stenoptilodes
Species antirrhina - Stenoptilodes antirrhina - Hodges#6123
Species brevipennis - Stenoptilodes brevipennis - Hodges#6122
Species taprobanes - Stenoptilodes taprobanes - Hodges#6121.1
No Taxon brevipennis or taprobanes
Genus Oxyptilus
Species delawaricus - Oxyptilus delawaricus - Hodges#6097
Species eleanerae - Oxyptilus eleanerae - Hodges#6097.1
Tribe Pterophorini
Genus Adaina
Species ambrosiae - Ragweed Plume Moth - Hodges#6160
Species montanus - Adaina montanus - Hodges#6157
Species simplicius - Adaina simplicius - Hodges#6155.1
No Taxon Adaina bipunctatus or simplicius
Genus Emmelina
Species monodactyla - Morning-glory Plume Moth - Hodges#6234
Genus Hellinsia
Species arion - Hellinsia arion - Hodges#6232
Species auster - Hellinsia auster - Hodges#6193
Species balanotes - Groundsel Plume Moth - Hodges#6210
Species brucei - Hellinsia brucei - Hodges#6184
Species caudelli - Hellinsia caudelli - Hodges#6228
Species chlorias - Hellinsia chlorias - Hodges#6212.1
Species citrites - Hellinsia citrites - Hodges#6183
Species falsus - Hellinsia falsus - Hodges#6220
Species glenni - Hellinsia glenni - Hodges#6214
Species grandis - Hellinsia grandis - Hodges#6211
Species hoguei - Hellinsia hoguei - Hodges#6178.1
Species homodactylus - Hellinsia homodactylus - Hodges#6203
Species inquinatus - Hellinsia inquinatus - Hodges#6186
Species kellicottii - Hellinsia kellicottii - Hodges#6212
Species lacteodactylus - Hellinsia lacteodactylus - Hodges#6213
Species longifrons - Hellinsia longifrons - Hodges#6233
Species mizar - Hellinsia mizar - Hodges#6178
Species paleaceus - Hellinsia paleaceus - Hodges#6207
Species pectodactylus - Hellinsia pectodactylus - Hodges#6206
Species sulphureodactylus - Hellinsia sulphureodactylus - Hodges#6216
Species unicolor - Hellinsia unicolor - Hodges#6226
Genus Oidaematophorus
Species balsamorrhizae - Oidaematophorus balsamorrhizae - Hodges#6162
Species eupatorii - Eupatorium Plume Moth - Hodges#6168
Species grisescens - Oidaematophorus grisescens - Hodges#6171
Species mathewianus - Oidaematophorus mathewianus - Hodges#6166
Species occidentalis - Oidaematophorus occidentalis - Hodges#6161
Species phaceliae - Oidaematophorus phaceliae - Hodges#6170
Genus Pselnophorus
Species belfragei - Belfrage's Plume Moth - Hodges#6154
Genus Stenoptilia
Species coloradensis - Stenoptilia coloradensis - Hodges#6149
Species pallistriga - Stenoptilia pallistriga - Hodges#6145