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Family Tineidae - Clothes Moths

Micro Moth - Monopis Moth  June 2007 JJJ - Acrolophus Clothes Moth - Hodges #0297.97 - Stenoptinea Panama Grass-tubeworm Moth, 0368 - Acrolophus panamae Clothes Moth - Hodges #0392 - Tinea apicimaculella Moth IMG_8547 - Xylesthia pruniramiella Clemens' Grass Tubeworm? - Acrolophus ? - Acrolophus
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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, 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