Lasiocampoidea

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Lasiocampoidea
Lasiocampa quercus01.jpg
Oak eggar, Lasiocampa quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Suborder: Glossata
Infraorder: Heteroneura
(unranked): Ditrysia
Superfamily: Lasiocampoidea
Families

Lasiocampidae

Diversity
over 1,600 species

Lasiocampoidea is the superfamily of "lappet moths", containing one family of small to very large moths.

The group is closely related to the Bombycoidea and sometimes merged therein.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Firefly Encyclopedia of Insects and Spiders, edited by Christopher O'Toole, ISBN 1-55297-612-2, 2002

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