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Genus Tesuquea

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Copromorphoidea (Fruitworm Moths)
Family Carposinidae (Fruitworm Moths)
Genus Tesuquea
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tesuquea Klots, 1936
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet for Tesuque Canyon, near Sante Fe, New Mexico.
Numbers
One species in our area (1) (2).
Identification
See Davis (1969) (1) for diagnosis.
Print References
Davis, D.R., 1969: A revision of the American moths of the family Carposinidae (Lepidoptera: Carposinoidea). United States National Museum Bulletin 289: 59-60 (1).
Klots, A.B. 1936. New North American Microlepidoptera. American Museum Novitates. 867: 1-6. (3)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the American moths of the family Carposinidae (Lepidoptera: Carposinoidea)
Donald R. Davis. 1969. United States National Museum Bulletin, 289.
2.Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G.R., Patterson, B., & Pelham, J.P. 2016. ResearchGate.net.
3.New North American microlepidoptera.
Alexander B. Klots. 1936. American Museum novitates no. 867: 1-6.