Epipyropidae

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Epipyropidae
Epiricania hagoromo on Euricania facialis.JPG
Epiricania hagoromo on Euricania facialis
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Epipyropidae

Dyar, 1903
Fulgoraecia exigua, female

The Epipyropidae comprise a small family of moths. This family and the closely related Cyclotornidae are unique among the Lepidoptera in that the larvae are ectoparasites, the hosts typically being fulgoroid planthoppers, thus the common name planthopper parasite moths.

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