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Genus Oidaematophorus

Pterophoridae, dorsal - Oidaematophorus eupatorii White-bodied plume moth - Oidaematophorus mathewianus Plume Moth - Oidaematophorus Oidaematophorus eupatorii  - Oidaematophorus eupatorii Plume moth larva - Oidaematophorus eupatorii Oidaematophorus phaceliae - Oidaematophorus Platyptiliini? - Oidaematophorus phaceliae Pterophoridae - Oidaematophorus
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pterophoroidea (Plume Moths)
Family Pterophoridae (Plume Moths)
Subfamily Pterophorinae (Five-lobed Plume Moths)
Tribe Oidaematophorini
Genus Oidaematophorus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oidaematophorus Wallengren, 1862
Explanation of Names
Apparently from Greek oidema (οιδημα)- "swelling" + phoros (φορος)- "that which bears, carries, is born, is carried". Probably a reference to some characteristic anatomical feature.