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Incertae sedis

Gold-striped Leaftier Moth - Machimia tentoriferella Moth on Oak - Carcina quercana I believe this is Machimia tentoriferella, Gold-striped Leaftier Moth. Comments/corrections appreciated. Thanks - Machimia tentoriferella moth - Machimia tentoriferella Machimia tentoriferella Gold-striped Leaftier - Machimia tentoriferella Psilocorsis Arizona Moth for ID - Psilocorsis cirrhoptera
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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
No Taxon Incertae sedis
Remarks
These genera were assigned to Depresseariidae by Heikkilä et al. (2014) (1), but not given subfamily placement.
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.