Batrachedra

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Batrachedra
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Batrachedra praeangusta
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Batrachedridae
Genus: Batrachedra
Herrich-Schäffer, 1853[1]
Species

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Synonyms
  • Eustaintonia Spuler, 1910

Batrachedra is the largest genus in the moth family Batrachedridae. The genus name is derived from the Greek words 'frog' and 'seat' referring to the frog-like resting posture of the adult moths.[2]

Species[edit]

The genus contains the following species:[3]

Selected former species[edit]

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