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Genus Tinea

Carpet Bagger Caterpillar - Tinea pellionella Casemaking clothes moth - Tinea pellionella Bug looks like lint - Tinea pellionella Caterpillar-like thing in sheath - Tinea pellionella cocoons found in my closet - Tinea pellionella Casemaking Clothes Moth Larva - Tinea pellionella Casemaking Clothes Moth Larva - Tinea pellionella Living in a Stuffed Animal with Natural Goat Hair - Tinea pellionella
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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 Tineinae
Genus Tinea
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tinea Linnaeus, 1758
Ses Hübner, 1822
Autoses Hübner, [1825]
Acedes Hübner, [1825]
Edosa Walker, 1866
Chrysoryctis Meyrick, 1886
Scleroplasta Meyrick, 1919
Dystinea Börner, 1925
Monopina Zagulajev, 1955
Tineopis Zagulajev, 1960
Explanation of Names
From Latin tinea, a moth. (1), (2)
Print References
Borror, entry for tinea (1)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.