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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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(p.114) (p.115) Apoditrysia
Moths of Western North America

Jerry A. Powell

Paul A. Opler

University of California Press

This chapter focuses on the Apoditrysia lineage of the Lepidoptera. It discusses the superfamilies that comprise Apoditrysia: nononobtectomeran superfamilies, unspecialized Obtectomera, and Obtectomera. The chapter also describes their morphological characteristics, larval feeding, and diversity.

Keywords:   Apoditrysia, Lepidoptera, nononobtectomeran superfamilies, unspecialized Obtectomera, Obtectomera

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