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Ceromitia iolampra.jpg
Ceromitia iolampra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Adelidae
Subfamily: Nematopogoninae
Genus: Ceromitia
Zeller, 1852
  • Agisana Möschler, 1884
  • Exorectis Meyrick, 1906
  • Ulometra Meyrick, 1912
  • Trichorrhabda Meyrick, 1912
  • Haplotypa Janse, 1945

Ceromitia is a genus of moths in the Adelidae family.

It consists of primitive moths mainly found in Africa and South America.



Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ the BayScience Foundation, ed. (April 2010). "Ceromitia (Genus)". http://zipcodezoo.com. Retrieved 16 May 2010. 
  2. ^ Wojtusiak, Janusz (1999). "A new type of scent organ in Lepidoptera: a giant thoracic pheromone-disseminating structure in a male incurvarioid moth (Lepidoptera, Adelidae).". Journal of Natural History 33 (6): 819–824. doi:10.1080/002229399300137. ISSN 0022-2933. 
  3. ^ Kristensen, Niels P. (1998). Handbuch Der Zoologie/Handbook of Zoology: Eine Naturgeschichte Der Stamme Des Tierreiches/a Natural History of the Phyla of the Animal Kingdom, Evolution, ... and Biology Lepidoptera, (German Edition) (in German). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 3-11-015704-7. 
  4. ^ Simonsen, Thomas J. (2002). "The wing vestiture of the non-ditrysian Lepidoptera (Insecta). Comparative morphology and phylogenetic implications". Acta Zoologica 82 (4): 275–298. doi:10.1046/j.1463-6395.2001.00089.x. ISSN 0001-7272. 

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