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Title: Doidae  
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Language: English
Subject: Noctuoidea, Doidae, Lemoniidae, Pantheidae, Coleophora acompha
Collection: Doidae, Moth Families, Noctuoidea
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia


Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Suborder: Ditrysia
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Doidae
Donahue & Brown, 1987

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Doidae is a family of Lepidoptera. It is sometimes treated as a subfamily of the Notodontidae. Species have been placed in the Arctiidae, Lymantriidae and the Dioptidae.

The family includes about six species, which are found in the south-western United States, Mexico and neighbouring areas.


External links

  • Belize moths Image of Doa raspe

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