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Superfamily Tineoidea - Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths

Unknown indoor inhabitant - Phereoeca uterella Microbug - Hodges #0304 - Caribbean Scavenger Moth  - Dryadaula terpsichorella Hodges #0295.97 - Homosetia sp. - Homosetia Tineidae: Monopis monacella - Monopis monachella Dryadaula Moth No. 41 - Dryadaula Cryptothelea gloverii  for Alabama - Cryptothelea gloverii Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis Moth - Leucomele miriamella
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
4 families in our area. (1)
Print References
Regier, J.C., Mitter, C., Davis, D.R., Harrison, T.L., Sohn, J.C., Cummings, M.P., Zwick, A., & Mitter, K.T. 2014. A molecular phylogeny and revised classification for the oldest ditrysian moth lineages (Lepidoptera: Tineoidea), with implications for ancestral feeding habits of the mega-diverse Ditrysia. Systematic Entomology 2014: 1-24. (2)
Works Cited
1.Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G.R., Patterson, B., & Pelham, J.P. 2016.
2.A molecular phylogeny and revised classification for the oldest ditrysian moth lineages (Lepidoptera: Tineoidea)
Jerome Regier, Charles Mitter, Donald Davis, Terry Harrison, Jae-Cheon Sohn, Michael Cummings, Andreas Zwick, and Kim Mitter. 2014. Systematic Entomology.