Eriocottidae

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Eriocottidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Tineoidea
Family: Eriocottidae
Spuler, 1898
Genera

Alavona
Compsoctena
Crepidochares
Cronodoxa
Dacryphanes
Deuterotinea
Eccompsoctena
Eriocottis
Eucryptogona
Galaria
Melasiniana
Tetracladessa
Thapava
Tissa
Torna
Toxaliba

Diversity[1]
About 6 genera and 80 species

Eriocottidae or Old World spiny-winged moths[1] is a family of insects in the Lepidoptera order whose position relative to other members of the superfamily Tineoidea is currently unknown. There are between eight[2] and seventeen (Natural History Museum Lepidoptera genus database) genera currently placed within it and two subfamilies, Compsocteninae and Eriocottinae.

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