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Family Schreckensteiniidae - Bristle-legged Moths

unknown moth - Schreckensteinia festaliella Moth - Schreckensteinia festaliella Netting cocoon - Schreckensteinia festaliella very tiny moth with branch-like legs - Schreckensteinia erythriella Blackberry Skeletonizer - Schreckensteinia festaliella Small shiny moth - Schreckensteinia festaliella Superfamily Schreckensteinioidea? - Schreckensteinia erythriella Silver micromoth - 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)