[Leps-l] Anyone ever hear of moths referred to as Heterocerids?

Charlie Sassine parides1 at aol.com
Mon Mar 1 19:37:07 EST 2021

Yes, its used correctly.
Order Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths
Suborder Heterocera - Moths
Suborder Rhopalocera - Butterflies

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From: John Shuey <jshuey at TNC.ORG>
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