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Bombycoidea (Moths)

Wikipedia Abstract

Bombycoidea is the name of a superfamily of moths. It contains the silk moths, emperor moths, sphinx moth, and relatives. The Lasiocampoidea are close relatives and sometimes merged in this group. Their larvae exhibit horns.
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Family

Bombycidae (lappet moths and silkworm moths) (364)
Brahmaeidae (Brahmin moth) (21)
Carthaeidae (Australian silkworm moth) (1)
Endromidae (Glory moth) (1)
Eupterotidae (Giant lappet moth) (328)
Lemoniidae (Autumn silkworm moth) (20)
Mirinidae (2)
Saturniidae (giant silkworm moths and royal moths) (1,506)
Sphingidae (hawk moths, hornworms, and sphinx moths) (1,220)   (2)

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