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Family Glyphipterigidae - Sedge and False Diamondback Moths

Micro Moth - Diploschizia impigritella Moth - Drymoana blanchardi unknown moth - Glyphipterix quadragintapunctata Goldenrod moth - Diploschizia impigritella Moth - Acrolepiopsis leucoscia Yellow Nutsedge Moth - Diploschizia impigritella Acrolepiopsis incertella Yellow Nutsedge Moth - Hodges#2346 (Diploschizia impigritella)?
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Glyphipterigidae (Sedge and False Diamondback Moths)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glyphipterygidae Stainton, 1854
Explanation of Names
Glyphipterigidae from the type genus Glyphipterix (Hübner), from Greek meaning "notched wing." (1)
Food
Larvae feed on monocots
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.