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Genus Hemerophila

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Choreutoidea (Metalmark Moths)
Family Choreutidae (Metalmark Moths)
Subfamily Choreutinae
Genus Hemerophila
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hemerophila Hübner, 1817
Numbers
One species in our area (1), Hemerophela diva.
Remarks
Hemerophila dyari was formerly placed in this genus, but was recently transferred to Ornarantia (2).
Works Cited
1.Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G.R., Patterson, B., & Pelham, J.P. 2016. ResearchGate.net.
2.Exploration of data partitioning in an eight-gene data set: phylogeny of metalmark moths (Lepidoptera, Choreutidae)
Rota, J. and Wahlberg, N. 2012. Zoologica Scripta, 41: 536–546.