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Genus Chionodes


The Nearctic obscurusella group of the genus Chionodes (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)
By K. Sattler
The Canadian Entomologist, 99(1): 75-85, 1967

A New Species Of The Genus Chionodes In California (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae)
By Jerry A Powell
Entomological News 70: 127-130, 1959

The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 7.6. Gelechioidea, Gelechiidae, Gelechiinae (part: Chionodes)
By Ronald W. Hodges
The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, 1999

The Biology Of Chionodes hibiscella (Busck) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), With Descriptions Of The Immature Stages
By Jennifer L Apple and David Adamski
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 108, 575 - 582, 2006

Descriptions of two new Gelechidae from California
By August Busck
Entomological News Philadelphia 19: 316-317, 1908

Two species of apple-feeding Gelechiids new to science (Lepidoptera)
By Ronald W. Hodges
Proceedings of The Entomological Society of Washington 71(2): 202-204, 1969

Ornativalva erubescens (Walsingham) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) Introduced in North America
By Sangmi Lee, Ian Watkinson and James Vargo
Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society. 71(3): 141–145, 2017
Online abstract and access here.

A molecular analysis of the Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera, Gelechioidea) with an interpretative grouping of its taxa
By Karsholt, O., M. Mutanen, S. Lee, & L. Kaila
Systematic Entomology. 38 (2):334–348, 2013
Abstract here

Conclusions from this paper:

"Based on our findings, and considering them against earlier classifications to make a minimum number of changes, we separate the family Gelechiidae into seven subfamilies (Physoptili- nae, Anacampsinae, Dichomeridinae, Apatetrinae, Thiotrichi- nae, Anomologinae, Gelechiinae) (Fig. 2). The Pexicopiinae is according to our data a subordinate clade (Pexicopiini) within the Apatetrinae.

For the clade consisting of Thiotricha and Macrenches we propose Thiotrichinae subfam.nov.