Incurvariidae


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Incurvariidae

[‚in‚kər·və′rī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of lepidopteran insects in the superfamily Incurvarioidea; includes yucca moths and relatives.
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Furthermore, they consider that sensilla styloconica, uniporous sensilla characteristic of the proboscis of lepidopterans, appear for the first time in the Incurvarioidea (Adelidae, Incurvariidae, Prodoxidae), i.
The results of Krenn & Kristensen (2000), which mention these sensilla only in more recent clades, from the Incurvarioidea onwards (Adelidae, Incurvariidae, Prodoxidae) are therefore not supported.