The PEDIGREE of
Parvorder/Division Ditrysia

     (taxonomy within this Division is complex and being revised)

 "Child(ren)":       Microorder Apoditrysia   ;   twirler moths   ;   ermine moths   ;   leafminers   ;   bagworm moths
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/-- Infrakingdom (Grade) of Coelomates   +====> [ 64]
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Subgrade of Protostomia
/   | or: Clade Nephrozoa
/-- Superphylum Ecdysozoa (Arthropods, Roundworms, etc.)
/-- 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
 

 
  ``3-Great Grandchildren:''       Superfamily Papilionoidea (True butterflies)   ;   Family Sphingidae (Sphinx moths, Hawk moths, & Hornworms)
 
  ``9-Great Grandchild:''       Monarch Butterfly
 

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