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Epicopeiidae in Seitz
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Drepanoidea
Family: Epicopeiidae
Swinhoe, 1892
  • Schistomitrinae Inoue, 1982

Epicopeiidae is a family of insects in the Lepidoptera order. They are known as Oriental Swallowtail Moths as they closely resemble Oriental Swallowtail butterflies.


Former genera


  • Natural History Museum Lepidoptera Genus Database
  • Tree of Life
  • Minet, J. and M. J. Scoble. 1999. The drepanoid/geometroid assemblage. Pages 301-320 in: Lepidoptera: Moths and Butterflies. 1. Evolution, Systematics, and Biogeography. Handbook of Zoology Vol. IV, Part 35. N. P. Kristensen, ed. De Gruyter, Berlin and New York.

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