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Subfamily Oditinae

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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 Depressariidae
Subfamily Oditinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oditinae Lvovsky, 1996
Oditinae was first proposed as a subfamily of Lecithoceridae by Lvovsky (1996). However, recent molecular work indicates that it belongs to Depressariidae (Kaila, 2004; Kaila et al., 2011; Heikkilä et al., 2014 (1)).
Numbers
Only one unconfirmed species, Scythropiodes issikii, in our area.
Works Cited
1.Morphology reinforces proposed molecular phylogenetic affinities: a revised classification for Gelechioidea (Lepidoptera)
Heikkilä, M., Mutanen, M., Kekkonen, M. and Kaila, L. 2014. Cladistics 30: 563–589.