Himantopterinae

Himantopterinae

[hə¦man·tō′ter·ə‚nē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A subfamily of lepidopteran insects in the family Zygaenidae including small, brightly colored moths with narrow hindwings, ribbonlike tails, and long hairs covering the body and wings.
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