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Genus Telphusa

small moth - Telphusa longifasciella Twirler Moth? - Telphusa sedulitella Y-backed Telphusa - Telphusa longifasciella Mystery rainbow micro - Telphusa sedulitella A Gelechiid Moth - Telphusa longifasciella moth - Telphusa longifasciella Telphusa sedulitella Telphusa sedulitella
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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 Litini
Genus Telphusa
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Telphusa Chambers, 1872; Can. Ent., v.4, p.182
formerly in tribe Gelechiini
Telphusa includes five species occurring in eastern and western United States and Canada (1)
Print References
Busck, August (1903) A revision of the American moths of the family Gelechiidae: with descriptions of the new species; Proc. USNM, v.25, pp.783
Works Cited
1.Revision of Holarctic Teleiodini (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)
Sangmi Lee & Richard L. Brown (2008). 2008. Zootaxa 1818: 1–55 .