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Species Adela purpurea - Hodges#0229

Fairy Moth - Adela purpurea - male Adela purpurea Adela purpurea Microlep ? - Adela purpurea Adela purpurea Purple Fairy Moth - Adela purpurea Purple Fairy Moth - Adela purpurea Purple Fairy Moth? - Adela purpurea
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Adeloidea (Fairy Moths and kin)
Family Adelidae (Fairy Moths)
Subfamily Adelinae
Genus Adela
Species purpurea (Adela purpurea - Hodges#0229)
Hodges Number
0229
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