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Alucitoidea (Moths)

Wikipedia Abstract

Aluctoidea is the superfamily of many-plumed and false plume moths. These small moths are most easily recognized by their wings. These each consist of many (typically more than 3) narrow strips of membrane around the major veins, instead of a continuous sheet of membrane between the veins. In living moths in the wild, this is often hard to see however. When they are at rest, the "plumes" partly overlap, appearing as solid wings.
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Family

Alucitidae (many-plume moths) (167)
Tineodidae (False plume moth) (19)

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