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MOTHS OF ADAMS COUNTY AND YORK COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

ORDER LEPIDOPTERA

Lepidoptera is an order of insect that includes moths and butterflies.
Members of the order are referred to as lepidopterans. A person
who collects or studies this order is referred to as a lepidopterist.
This order has more than 180,000 species in 128 families and 47 superfamilies.
The name is derived from Ancient Greek λεπίδος (scale) and πτερόν (wing).

The text above is from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia and is licensed under the GFDL.

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CLEARWING MOTHS-Family Sesiidae
:: CLEARWING MOTHS-Family Sesiidae ::
LEAFROLLER MOTHS-Family Tortricidae
:: LEAFROLLER MOTHS-Family Tortricidae ::
SLUG CATERPILLAR MOTHS-Family Limacodidae
:: SLUG CATERPILLAR MOTHS-Family Limacodidae ::
CRAMBID SNOUT MOTHS-Family Crambidae
:: CRAMBID SNOUT MOTHS-Family Crambidae ::
PYRALID MOTHS-Family Pyralidae
:: PYRALID MOTHS-Family Pyralidae ::
PLUME MOTHS-Family Pterophoridae
:: PLUME MOTHS-Family Pterophoridae ::
GEOMETRID MOTHS-Family Geometridae
:: GEOMETRID MOTHS-Family Geometridae ::
TENT CATERPILLAR & LAPPET MOTHS-Family Lasiocampidae
:: TENT CATERPILLAR & LAPPET MOTHS-Family Lasiocampidae ::
GIANT SILKMOTHS AND ROYAL MOTHS-Family Saturniidae
:: GIANT SILKMOTHS AND ROYAL MOTHS-Family Saturniidae ::
SPHINX MOTHS-Family Sphingidae
:: SPHINX MOTHS-Family Sphingidae ::
PROMINENT MOTHS-Family Notodontidae
:: PROMINENT MOTHS-Family Notodontidae ::
TIGER MOTHS-Sub-Family Arctiinae
:: TIGER MOTHS-Sub-Family Arctiinae ::
TUSSOCK MOTHS-Sub-Family Lymantriinae
:: TUSSOCK MOTHS-Sub-Family Lymantriinae ::
CATOCALAS AND ZALES-Family Erebidae
:: CATOCALAS AND ZALES-Family Erebidae ::
OWLET MOTHS-Family Noctuidae
:: OWLET MOTHS-Family Noctuidae ::
MISCELLANEOUS MOTH FAMILIES
:: MISCELLANEOUS MOTH FAMILIES ::