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Tribe Crambini

NJ Topiary Grass Veneer Moth - Chrysoteuchia topiarius Small White Grass-veneer? moth - Microcrambus minor Little moth - Microcrambus elegans Crambid - Parapediasia decorellus  5420 – Microcrambus elegans – Elegant Grass-veneer - Microcrambus elegans Diminutive Grass-veneer - Raphiptera argillaceellus Chrysoteuchia topiarius
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Crambinae (Crambine Snout Moths)
Tribe Crambini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Crambini Fabricius, 1798
Explanation of Names
Crambini from type genus Crambus (Fabricius), from Greek meaning "dry, parched." Also, in Greek mythology, the child of Phineus and Cleopatra. (1)
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.