Heteroneura

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Heteroneura
Plume moth on Boerhavia diffusa W IMG 1002.jpg
Plume moth from family Pterophoridae on Boerhavia diffusa in Hyderabad, India.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Cohort: Myoglossata
Subcohort: Neolepidoptera
Infraorder: Heteroneura
Divisions

Heteroneura is a natural group (or clade) in the insect order Lepidoptera that comprises over 99% of all butterflies and moths. This is the sister group of the infraorder Exoporia (swift moths and their relatives), and is characterised by wing venation which is not similar or homoneurous in both pairs of wings.

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