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The family Geometridae
mainly have thin bodies and wide triangular wings. They rest like butterflies with
wings out flat or sometimes together above their body.
(other than Noctuids and Geometers)
Family Noctuidae mainly have thick bodies and are strong flyers. Most fly at night.
They rest with forewings flat together - covering their hindwings.
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The family Tortricidae). A very large family of micromoths -
‘Micro-moths’ is a loose grouping of small moths.
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