Macrolepidoptera

Macrolepidoptera is a group in the insect order Lepidoptera. Originally, it was a catch-all informal term like 'micromoth'. However, it is now reformed to make a good monophyletic group.

Macrolepidoptera
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Grey Dagger, Acronicta psi
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Macrolepidoptera

In the reformed Macrolepidoptera, the following superfamilies are included:

The last three make up the Rhopalocera, or butterflies.