Anthelidae

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Anthelidae
Chelepteryx.collesi.02.jpg
Chelepteryx collesi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Bombycoidea
Family: Anthelidae
Subfamilies & Genera

Anthelidae is a family of Australian lappet moths in the Lepidoptera order. It was previously included in the Lasiocampoidea superfamily, but a recent study resulted in reincluding the family in the superfamily Bombycoidea.

Diversity[edit]

The subfamily Anthelinae consists of 7 genera and about 91 species, while the subfamily Munychryiinae comprises 2 genera and 3 species.

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