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Superfamily Neopseustoidea - Archaic Sun Moths

Acanthopteroctetes unifascia
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Neopseustoidea (Archaic Sun Moths)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neopseustoidea Hering, 1924
Acanthopteroctetoidea Davis, 1978
Print References
Regier, J.C., Mitter, C., Kristensen, N.P., Davis, D.R., van Nieukerken, E.J., Rota, J., Simonsen, T.J., Mitter, K.T., Kawahara, A.Y., Yen, S.-H., Cummings, M.P., & Zwick, A. 2015. A molecular phylogeny for the oldest (nonditrysian) lineages of extant Lepidoptera, with implications for classification, comparative morphology and life history evolution. Systematic Entomology 2015: 1-34.