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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Superfamilia: Gelechioidea

Familia: Lypusidae
Subfamiliae: Chimabachinae – Lypusinae

Lypusidae Herrich-Schäffer, 1857

Amphisbatidae Spuler, 1910


Heikkilä, M. & Kaila, L. 2010. Reassessment of the enigmatic lepidopteran family Lypusidae (Lepidoptera: Tineoidea; Gelechioidea). Systematic entomology 35(1): 71–89. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2009.00483.x Reference page.
Heikkilä, M., Mutanen, M., Kekkonen, M. & Kaila, L. 2014. Morphology reinforces proposed molecular phylogenetic affinities: a revised classification for Gelechioidea (Lepidoptera). Cladistics 30(6): 563–589. DOI: 10.1111/cla.12064 Reference page.

Lypusidae is an obscure family of moths placed in the superfamily Gelechioidea.
History of classification

The group was traditionally considered monotypic (containing only the genus Lypusa with two species) and belonging in the primitive moth superfamily Tineoidea. Previous research suggested that Lypusa was so closely related to Amphisbatis – the type genus of the gelechioid subfamily Amphisbatinae (or family Amphisbatidae) – that these groups were merged.[1]
Taxonomy and systematics

Lypusinae Herrich-Schäffer, 1857
Chimabachinae Heinemann, 1870


Heikkilä, Maria (2009). "Reassessment of the enigmatic Lepidopteran family Lypusidae (Lepidoptera: Tineoidea; Gelechioidea)". Systematic Entomology. 35: 71–89. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2009.00483.x.

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