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Family Tineidae - Clothes Moths

Paperlike bug - Phereoeca uterella moth larva? - Tinea pellionella thing in bathroom - Phereoeca uterella Life cycle: tunneling - Nemapogon molybdanella I Am Worried! - Phereoeca uterella Bathroom crawler - Phereoeca uterella larve in its casing made of grains of sand - Phereoeca uterella Cocoon larvae # 2 - Phereoeca uterella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
No Taxon (Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
Explanation of Names
From genus Tinea Linnaeus, 1758, which see.
Numbers
15 subfamilies, 320 genera, and more than 3,000 known species in the world. At least 49 genera and 112 species in North America.
See Also
Internet References
Wikipedia--Tineidae
Natural History Museum-- Global Taxonomic Database