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cloacella-granella-variatella

Moth2062 - Nemapogon Nemapogon sp. - Nemapogon granella Nemapogon ?granella - Nemapogon granella European Grain Moth - Nemapogon granella Nemapogon granella Nemapogon granella European Grain Moth   - Nemapogon granella Nemapogon sp. - Nemapogon variatella 266   - Nemapogon granella
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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)
Subfamily Nemapogoninae
Genus Nemapogon
No Taxon cloacella-granella-variatella
Numbers
3 species in the Nearctic region:
N. cloacella
N. granella
N. variatella
Range
Palaearctic region and apparently introduced into North America
Food
Larvae feed on both stored goods and bracket fungi.
Remarks
Species in this group cannot be reliably distinguished without dissection.
Print References
Landry, J-F., Nazari, V., Dewaard, J.R., Mutanen, M., Lopez-Vaamonde, C., Huemer, P., & P.D.N. Hebert, 2013. Shared but overlooked: 30 species of Holarctic Microlepidoptera revealed by DNA barcodes and morphology. Zootaxa 3749 (1): 001–093. (1)
Works Cited
1.Shared but overlooked: 30 species of Holarctic Microlepidoptera revealed by DNA barcodes and morphology
J.F. Landry, V. Nazari, J.R. Dewaard, M. Mutanen, C. Lopez-Vaamonde, P. Huemer, P.D.N. Hebert. 2013. Zootaxa, 3749(1): 001–093.