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Incertae sedis

Philonome Moth - Hodges #0462 - Philonome clemensella Speckled Xylesthia Moth - Xylesthia pruniramiella Unknown Micromoth - Xylesthia Speckled Xylesthia Moth - Hodges#0317 - Xylesthia pruniramiella Micro Moth - Xylesthia pruniramiella Xylesthia pruniramiella Xylesthia c - Xylesthia Diachorisia velatella? - Diachorisia velatella
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
No Taxon Incertae sedis
Explanation of Names
Latin for "of uncertain seat", in other words, "not sure where to put it".
This isn't a real classification- taxonomists use this category to put things in until they can figure out where they really go.