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Genus Chionodes

Moth for ID  - Chionodes emptor A Chionodes sp. - Chionodes Micro moth? - Chionodes pinguicula unknown moth - Chionodes Black-smudged Chionodes Moth - Hodges #2093 (Chionodes mediofuscella) - Chionodes mediofuscella Eyeringed Chionodes Moth - Hodges#2072 - Chionodes discoocellella Moth from oak catkins - Chionodes Gelechiid - Chionodes mediofuscella
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Genus Chionodes
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chionodes - (Hübner, 1825)
189 species in America North of Mexico (1)
Print References
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - pinned images
BOLD Systems - pinned images of DNA supported specimens (78 Chionodes species barcoded as of January 2013)
Works Cited
2.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 7.6. Gelechioidea, Gelechiidae, Gelechiinae (part: Chionodes)
Ronald W. Hodges. 1999. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.