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Genus Chionodes

unidentified moth - Chionodes Small, dark brown moth with six spots - Chionodes discoocellella Gelechiidae, genitalia - Chionodes canor - female Chionodes hibiscella Starflower gelechiid - Chionodes obscurusella Black-smudged Chionodes - Chionodes mediofuscella Chionodes fondella Chionodes? - Chionodes
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Classification
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)
Numbers
189 species in America North of Mexico (1)
Identification
Print References
(2)
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
1.Wikipedia
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.