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Moths of Western North America$
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Jerry Powell and Philip Myers

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780520251977

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520251977.001.0001

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Primitive Lineages

Primitive Lineages

(p.32) (p.33) Primitive Lineages
Moths of Western North America

Jerry A. Powell

Paul A. Opler

University of California Press

This chapter discusses the primitive lineages of lepidopterans: the Zeugloptera clade, Glossata clade, Exoporia clade, and Heteroneura clade. It identifies the superfamilies, families, and their representative species. The chapter also describes the morphology of their adults and larvae, food selection, and distribution patterns.

Keywords:   primitive lineages, lepidopterans, Zeugloptera, Glossata, Exoporia, Heteroneura

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