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Genus Hypatopa

Scavenger Moth - Hypatopa Blastobasidae, Scavenger Moth, Hypatopa maybe vestaliella, lateral - Hypatopa - male Blastobasidae, Scavenger Moth, dorsal - Hypatopa - male moth - Hypatopa moth - Hypatopa Blastobasinae - Hypatopa - male Blastobasinae - Hypatopa - male Blastobasinae - Hypatopa - male
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Blastobasidae (Scavenger Moths)
Subfamily Blastobasinae (Scavenger Moths)
Tribe Holcocerini
Genus Hypatopa
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypatopa Walsingham, 1907 (1)
Blastobasoides McDunnough, 1961 (2)
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of new North American tineid moths, with a generic table of the family Blastobasidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1907. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 33(1567): 197-228.
2.A study of the Blastobasinae of Nova Scotia, with particular reference to genitalic characters (Microlepidoptera, Blastobasidae)
McDunnough, J.H. 1961. American Museum Novitates. 2045:1-20.