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.[1] This is the sister group of the infraorder Exoporia (swift moths and their relatives),[2] and is characterised by wing venation which is not similar or homoneurous in both pairs of wings.

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Media related to Heteroneura at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Heteroneura at Wikispecies