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Family Schreckensteiniidae - Bristle-legged Moths

Bristle-legged Moth - Schreckensteinia erythriella Bristle-legged Moth - Hodges #2507 - Schreckensteinia erythriella Silver micromoth - Schreckensteinia erythriella Adult - Schreckensteinia festaliella Blackberry Skeletonizer - Schreckensteinia festaliella Tiny gray moth - Schreckensteinia erythriella MN Aug - Schreckensteinia Schreckensteinia erythriella? - Schreckensteinia erythriella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Schreckensteinioidea (Bristle-legged Moths)
Family Schreckensteiniidae (Bristle-legged Moths)
Numbers
1 genus in North America listed at All-Leps
this is the only North American family in the superfamily Schreckensteinioidea
Remarks
see genus page for info on North American species
Internet References
detailed description of family (L. Watson and M.J. Dallwitz, British Insects: the families of Lepidoptera, delta-intkey.com)
common name reference (John Heppner, Florida, troplep.org)