Lacturidae

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Lacturidae
Pl.4-fig.29-Gymnogramma hutchinsoni Walsingham, 1891.jpg
Gymnogramma hutchinsoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Zygaenoidea
Family: Lacturidae
Heppner, 1995

The Lacturidae comprise a family of insects in the Lepidoptera order. Brightly coloured tropical moths, the Lacturidae have been previously placed in the Plutellidae, Yponomeutidae, and Hyponomeutidae.

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References[edit]

  • Heppner, J.B., 1995: Lacturidae, new family (Lepidoptera: Zygaenoidea). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 6 (2): 146-148. Full article: [1].
  • Pitkin, B. & P. Jenkins. Butterflies and Moths of the World: Generic Names and their Type-species. Natural History Museum.[2]