microlepidoptera definition

  • noun-plural:
    • A tribe of Lepidoptera, including a huge quantity of small species, because the plume moth, garments moth, etc.
  • others:
    • The smaller and more simply organized moths, including, generally, the smaller Pyralidæ, the Tortricidæ, the Tineidæ, and the Pterophoridæ.

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