The PEDIGREE of
Phalanx Obtectomera

 "Child(ren)":       Section Macrolepidoptera   ;   picture winged leaf moths   ;   teak moths   ;   fruitworm moths   ;   snout moths   ;   leafcutters   ;   etc.   ;   12 superfamilies altogether
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/-- Superphylum Ecdysozoa   +====> [ 66]
/-- Supraphylum Panarthropoda
/-- Phylum Arthropoda
/-- Subphylum Tetraconata
/   | or: Superclass Panhexapoda in Infraphylum Atelocerata
/-- Epiclass Hexapoda
/-- Class Insecta
/-- Subclass Pterygota (winged insects)
/-- Infraclass Neoptera
/-- Superorder Endopterygota
/-- Supraorder Mercopteroidae (Flies, Moths, etc.)
/-- Order Lepidoptera (Moths & Butterflies)
/-- Suborder Glossata
/-- Infraorder Heteroneura
/-- Parvorder/Division Ditrysia
/-- Microorder Apoditrysia
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- Phalanx Obtectomera
 

 
  ``3-Great Grandchildren:''       Subfamily Danainae (Milkweed butterflies)   ;   Tribe Sphingini
 
  ``7-Great Grandchild:''       Monarch Butterfly
 

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