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chalcofrontella grouping

Micro moth sp ?? - Holcocera moth - Holcocera April Fool's Moth  - a gelechiod, I think - Holcocera Unknown Scavenger Moth - Hodges #1253.98 - Holcocera UI Moth - Holcocera Glyphidocera lithodoxa? - Holcocera Blastobasis ? - Holcocera Glyphidocera ? - Holcocera
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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 Holcocerini
Genus Holcocera
No Taxon chalcofrontella grouping
Remarks
This page is for specimens similar to Holcocera chalcofrontella. In a phylogenetic analysis of all barcoded Holcocera with public data on BOLD run October 2020, the four BINs (BOLD:AAA8504, BOLD:AAA8505, BOLD:AAI1931, BOLD:ABZ2738) including specimens labeled as chalcofrontella resolved as a clade; two additional BINs including similar-looking specimens (BOLD:AAG8599, BOLD:AAH6933) are more distantly related.

The specimens on this page should be considered as belonging to an informal grouping of similar species that may be polyphyletic.