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Family Tineidae - Clothes Moths

Pale Micromoth - Nemapogon Household Casebearer Moth - Hodges #0390 - Phereoeca uterella Speckled Xylesthia Moth  - Xylesthia pruniramiella Xystrologa new sp. #5 - Hodges #0426.6 - Xystrologa n-sp-five A Micro Moth - Monopis pavlovski Brown moth - Acrolophus popeanella moth - Acrolophus Dark folded wing moth - Acrolophus popeanella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
Explanation of Names
From genus Tinea Linnaeus, 1758.
Numbers
There are currently 9 recognized subfamilies in our area with an additional two potentially undescribed subfamilies. 190 species in 54 genera in our area (1). 15 subfamilies, 320 genera, and more than 3,000 known species worldwide.
Internet References
Wikipedia--Tineidae
Natural History Museum-- Global Taxonomic Database
Works Cited
1.Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G.R., Patterson, B., & Pelham, J.P. 2016. ResearchGate.net.