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Boisduval, 1828

The Drepanidae are a family of moths with about 660 species described all over the world *. They are divided into three subfamilies Drepaninae, Thyatirinae and Cyclidiinae . Many representatives of the Drepanidae family, in particular the Drepaninae subfamily, have a distinctive hook-shaped apex on the front wing. The larvae of many species have a distinctive appearance, flatten towards the tail and usually rest with their head and tail raised. Normally they feed on the leaves of trees and shrubs, and pupate among the leaves joined by silk.

Van Nieukerken; et al. (2011). "Order Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness". -