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Order Lepidoptera Linnaeus 1758 (moth)

Insecta - Pterygota

PaleoDB taxon number: 71428

Synonyms: Papilionida Laicharting 1781 (no. 328721), Papilionoides Laicharting 1781 (no. 279743)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Amphiesmenoptera according to B. Misof et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Aphryganoneura, Cladochoristidae, Eocoronidae, Liadoptilia, Necrotauliidae, Necrotaulius handlirschi, Necrotaulius regularis, Necrotaulius vicinus, Prorhyacophilidae, Stereochoristidae, Tarachoptera, Trichoptera, Trichopteridium

Subtaxa: Archaeolepiidae, Ascololepidopterigidae, Chionaemopsis, Diurni, Eolepidopterigina, Eucosmia, Glossata, Karataunia, Mesokristenseniidae, Monotrysia, Nocturni, Phylledestes, Schaefferia, Ypsolopha, Zeugloptera

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