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Family Praydidae - False Ermine Moths

Moth - White with Brown - Prays fraxinella streaked ethmia ? - Prays atomocella small moth - Prays atomocella ID Request - Atemelia aetherias   - Atemelia Arizona Moth - close to Yponomeuta - Prays atomocella White Moth with spots - Prays atomocella Moth - Atemelia
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Praydidae (False Ermine Moths)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prays has been placed in the Yponomeutidae in the past, but recent analyses consider Praydidae to be a full family.
Print References
Sohn et al. 2013. A Molecular Phylogeny for Yponomeutoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Ditrysia) and Its Implications for Classification, Biogeography and the Evolution of Host Plant Use. PLoS One. 8(1): e55066.