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Epermeniidae
also called "fringe-tufted moths" is a family of insects in the lepidopteran order with about 14 genera and has one more synonym

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  1. Many species in Europe feed on "umbels" Apiaceae, and Epermenia chaerophyllella is a pest of cultivated species (Dugdale et al., 1999)

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  2. Previously they have been divided in two subfamilies Epermeniinae and Ochromolopinae (e.g. Common, 1990: 321) but this is no longer maintained since the last group is probably hierarchically nested within the first (Dugdale et al., 1999)

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  3. They are presently placed in their own superfamily but have previously been placed among the Yponomeutoidea or Copromorphoidea with which some features are shared

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  4. Their systematic placement among the apoditrysian [http://www.tolweb.org/Apoditrysia]] group "Obtectomera" (having pupal segments I-IV immobile) is however uncertain

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  5. UK Moths

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