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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Plutellidae
Subfamily: Scythropiinae
Genus: Scythropia
Hübner, 1825

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Scythropia is a genus of moths of the Plutellidae family . It is usually separated in a monotypic subfamily Scythropiinae, but sometimes included in the Yponomeutinae of the Yponomeutidae.

They are sometimes called diamondback moths, which more often refers to Plutella xylostella of the fairly closely related Plutella.


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