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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A suborder of Lepidoptera, erected by Packard to include all the Lepidoptera except the Micropterygidæ (Paleolepidoptera) and the Eriocephalidæ.

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Examples

  • Paleolepidoptera: haustellate Lepidoptera in which the mandibles are distinct and the pupa is free: includes the Micropterygidae only: see protolepidoptera and neolepidoptera.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

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