Use of the characters of trophic specialization in the taxonomy of the broad-winged moths (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae, Chimabachidae, Amphisbatidae, Depressariidae)

  title={Use of the characters of trophic specialization in the taxonomy of the broad-winged moths (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae, Chimabachidae, Amphisbatidae, Depressariidae)},
  author={Alexander L. Lvovsky},
  journal={Entomological Review},
  • A. Lvovsky
  • Published 19 June 2009
  • Biology
  • Entomological Review
Trophic specialization of the larvae of Oecophorid moths from the Palaearctic Region is investigated. The former family Oecophoridae (sensu lato) is presently considered a polyphyletic group and is divided into the separate families Oecophoridae sensu stricto (with subfamilies Deuterogoniinae, Oecophorinae and Pleurotinae), Chimabachidae, Amphisbatidae and Depressariidae. Xyloryctidae, Stathmopodidae, Ethmiidae and Autostichidae are also considered as separate families. In these taxa, two main… 
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