Hepialoidea


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Hepialoidea

[‚hep·ē·ə′lȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of lepidopteran insects in the suborder Homoneura including medium- to large-sized moths which possess rudimentary mouthparts.
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