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Apoditrysia (butterflies and most moths)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Clade)

ALUCITOIDEA (many-plume moths)
ALUCITIDAE (many-plume moths), eg: Alucita hexadactyla (Many-plume Moth, Twenty-plume Moth) - Dorsal view
Superfamily 1 subtaxon 2 ident refs
CHOREUTOIDEA (a superfamily of moths) Superfamily 1 subtaxon  
CHOREUTIDAE (a family of micro-moths) Family 1 subtaxon  
Anthophila fabriciana (Linnaeus, 1767) (Nettle-tap, Fabricius’ Nettle-tap, Common Nettle-tap)
COSSOIDEA (goat and leopard moths) Superfamily 1 subtaxon  
COSSIDAE (goat and leopard moths)
Zeuzera pyrina (Leopard Moth), eg: Zeuzera pyrina (Leopard Moth) - Adult - dorsal view - wings warming up for take-off
Family 1 subtaxon 1 ident refs
Obtectomera (butterflies and most moths)
Macrolepidoptera (macro-moths), eg: Saturnia pavonia (Emperor Moth) - Female adult - dorsal view PYRALOIDEA (grass and meal moths), eg: Scoparia pyralella (Meadow Grey) - Adult - dorsal view
Clade 481 subtaxa 256 ident refs
PTEROPHOROIDEA (plume moths)
PTEROPHORIDAE (plume moths), eg: Platyptilia gonodactyla (Triangle Plume) - Dorsal view
Superfamily 9 subtaxa 5 ident refs
SESIOIDEA (clearwings)
SESIIDAE (clearwings), eg: Synansphecia muscaeformis (Thrift Clearwing) - At flower - dorsal view
Superfamily 4 subtaxa 4 ident refs
TORTRICOIDEA (cochylid and tortrix moths)
TORTRICIDAE (tortrix moths), eg: Acleris variegana (Garden Rose Tortrix) - Adult - dorsal view
Superfamily 59 subtaxa 15 ident refs
ZYGAENOIDEA (burnets and foresters)
ZYGAENIDAE (burnets and foresters), eg: Zygaena filipendulae subsp. stephensi (a six-spot burnet) - Dorsal view
Superfamily 7 subtaxa 7 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 47 general literature references to Apoditrysia (butterflies and most moths)

Apoditrysia may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
(true insects)
(butterflies and moths)
(butterflies and most moths)
Microlepidoptera (via Apoditrysia)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 939 feeding and other relationships of Apoditrysia (butterflies and most moths)

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