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Endromidae

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Endromidae

Endromidae
Endromis versicolora
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Bombycoidea
Family: Endromidae
Boisduval, 1828
Synonyms
  • Mirinidae Kozlov, 1985
  • Oberthueriinae Kuznetzov & Stekolnikov, 1985
  • Prismostictinae Forbes, 1955

Endromidae is a family of moths. It was long considered to be a monotypic family, containing just one species, the Kentish glory, Endromis versicolora, found throughout the Palaearctic region [2]. The family now consists of several genera and about 30 species.

Genera

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  • Increased gene sampling yields robust support for higher-level clades within Bombycoidea (Lepidoptera)
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