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Subfamily Thiotrichinae

2210  - Polyhymno n-sp-two Polyhymno luteostrigella Polyhymno luteostrigella for September - Polyhymno luteostrigella Polyhymno luteostrigella Florida Moth - Polyhymno n-sp-two moth - Polyhymno n-sp-two Arizona Moth - Polyhymno n-sp-two Arizona Moth - Calliprora sexstrigella
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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Thiotrichinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Thiotrichinae Karsholt et al., 2013 (1)
Numbers
Represented by 2 described species in 1 genus (Polyhymno) in our area (2).
Identification
"Thiotrichine moths are overall slender-winged Gelechiidae, with the forewings often with longitudinal streaks and apically with distinctive markings; the apex is often upturned" (1).
Range
"Distributed primarily in warmer areas of both the old and the new world, and are most diverse in Asia" (1).
Remarks
"The group is in much need of revision" (1).
Works Cited
1.A molecular analysis of the Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera, Gelechioidea) with an interpretative grouping of its taxa
Karsholt, O., M. Mutanen, S. Lee, & L. Kaila. 2013. Systematic Entomology. 38 (2):334–348.
2.Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G.R., Patterson, B., & Pelham, J.P. 2016. ResearchGate.net.