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Scythropia

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Lepidoptera
Subfamily  Scythropiinae
Higher classification  Scythropiinae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Family  Plutellidae
Scientific name  Scythropia
Rank  Genus
Similar  Scythropia crataegella, Butterflies and moths, Ermine moth, Yponomeutinae, Kessleria

Scythropia is a genus of moths of the Plutellidae family . It is usually separated in a monotypic subfamily Scythropiinae, but sometimes included in the Yponomeutinae of the Yponomeutidae.

They are sometimes called diamondback moths, which more often refers to Plutella xylostella of the fairly closely related Plutella.

  • Scythropia crataegella - Linnaeus, 1767
  • Scythropia obscura - Weber, 1945
  • References

    Scythropia Wikipedia


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