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Genus Glyphidocera

Moth-Black with yellow head - Glyphidocera lithodoxa Five-spotted Glyphidocera Moth - Hodges #1139 - Glyphidocera lactiflosella moth - Glyphidocera Tiny Microlepidoptera Species - Glyphidocera micro help, please - Glyphidocera juniperella Glyphidocera lactiflosella - Five-spotted Glyphidocera Moth - Glyphidocera lactiflosella Glyphidocera sp.? - Glyphidocera Unknown Gelechioidea - Glyphidocera
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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 Autostichidae
Subfamily Glyphidocerinae
Genus Glyphidocera
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glyphidocera Walsingham, 1892 (1)
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet from Greek meaning "notched-horn" for the "deeply notched" antennae. (1)
Numbers
11 species in our area (2).
Print References
Walsingham, T. de Grey. 1891. On the micro-lepidoptera of the West Indies. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1891(4): 531 (1)
Works Cited
1.On the micro-lepidoptera of the West Indies.
Lord Walsingham. 1891. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1891(4): 492-548.
2.Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G.R., Patterson, B., & Pelham, J.P. 2016. ResearchGate.net.