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Hepialidae


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; subclass Pterygota, order Lepidoptera)

Family of medium to very large moths, in which the wings are generally rounded apically; venation is similar in fore wing and hind wing; and the wings are coupled in flight by a jugum. Females scatter their eggs over vegetation; the larvae feed on roots or in wood. Hepialidae have a global distribution.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.


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