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Family Praydidae - False Ermine Moths

Ermine Moth - Prays atomocella Moth for ID - Atemelia Hop-tree Borer Moth - Prays atomocella White Moth with spots - Prays atomocella White Moth with spots - Prays atomocella Hodges#2411 - Atemelia aetherias Moth for ID  - Atemelia Moth for ID  - 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.