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Genus Blastobasis

Moth - Blastobasis glandulella Blastobasis glandulella Acorn Moth - Hodges #1162 - Blastobasis glandulella  Acorn Moth - Hodges#1162 - Blastobasis glandulella Acorn Moth - Hodges #1162 - Blastobasis glandulella A Blastobasis sp. - Blastobasis pulchella Moth - Blastobasis Blastobasis pulchella ? - Blastobasis
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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 Blastobasidae (Scavenger Moths)
Subfamily Blastobasinae (Scavenger Moths)
Tribe Blastobasini
Genus Blastobasis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Blastobasis Zeller, 1855
Epistetus Walsingham, 1894
Prosthesis Walsingham, [1908]
Valentinia Walsingham, 1907
Euresia Dietz, 1910
Numbers
10 named species in North America north of Mexico. (1)
Food
Some are known to feed on scale insects, coccids (B. iceryoella. J. Econom. Entomol.).
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.