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Genus Homoeosoma

A Pyralid sp. - Homoeosoma deceptorium Mediterranean Flour Moth - Hodges#6020 - Homoeosoma Beautiful Soft Gray Moth - Homoeosoma electellum Homoeosoma impressalis Homoeosoma deceptorium Homoeosoma Pyralid Moth - Homoeosoma Pyralidae, Sunflower Moth, lateral - Homoeosoma electellum moth - Homoeosoma
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
Genus Homoeosoma
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Homoeosoma Curtis, 1833
Phycidea Zeller, 1839
Lotria Guenée, 1845
Anhomoeosoma Roesler, 1965
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet Homoeosoma is Greek meaning "like the body." (1)
Texas' Homeosoma parvalbum described by Blanchard & Knudson. (2)
Print References
Curtis, J. 1833. The Entomological magazine, 1: 190
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.
2.New species of phycitinae (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) from Texas, with description of a new genus
André Blanchard & Edward C. Knudson. 1985. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 87:231-238.