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Obtectomera (butterflies and most moths)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Clade)

Macrolepidoptera (macro-moths)
BOMBYCOIDEA (silk moths, emperor etc.), eg: Saturnia pavonia (Emperor Moth) - Female adult - dorsal view DREPANOIDEA (lutestrings and hook-tips), eg: Watsonalla binaria (Oak Hook-tip Moth) - Male - dorsal view GEOMETROIDEA (butterfly moths), eg: Ligdia adustata (Scorched Carpet) - Top view - wings spread NOCTUOIDEA (shuttle moths), eg: Catocala sponsa (Dark Crimson Underwing) - Dorsal view - wings apart RHOPALOCERA (butterflies), eg: Ochlodes sylvanus (Large Skipper) - Dorso-lateral - wings apart (Dypterygia scabriuscula / Hyloicus pinastri) (a pair of moths), eg: Hyloicus pinastri (Pine Hawk-moth) - Adult - dorsal view - close-up
Clade 433 subtaxa 244 ident refs
PYRALOIDEA (grass and meal moths)
CRAMBIDAE (crambid moths), eg: Scoparia pyralella (Meadow Grey) - Adult - dorsal view PYRALIDAE (pyralid moths), eg: Phycita roborella (Dotted Oak Knot-horn) - Dorsal view
Superfamily 48 subtaxa 12 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 35 general literature references to Obtectomera (butterflies and most moths)

Obtectomera 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 767 feeding and other relationships of Obtectomera (butterflies and most moths)

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