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Title: Zygaenoidea  
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Subject: Limacodidae, Himantopteridae, Lacturidae, Lasiocampoidea, Nepticuloidea
Collection: Lepidoptera Superfamilies, Moths, Zygaenoidea
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Six-spot burnet, Zygaena filipendulae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Eumetazoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Infraorder: Heteroneura
Division: Ditrysia
(unranked): Apoditrysia
Superfamily: Zygaenoidea

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Over 2,600 species

The Zygaenoidea comprise the superfamily of moths that includes burnet moths, forester moths, and relatives.

The families are:


  • Firefly Encyclopedia of Insects and Spiders, edited by Christopher O'Toole, ISBN 1-55297-612-2, 2002
  • Tree of Life: Zygaenoidea

Data related to Zygaenoidea at Wikispecies

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