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Genus Korscheltellus

Unknown Moth - Korscheltellus gracilis 0031 Conifer Swift Moth #3 - Korscheltellus gracilis 0031 Conifer Swift Moth 5 - Korscheltellus gracilis No clear shots - Korscheltellus gracilis Korscheltellus lupulina - female Conifer Swift Moth - Korscheltellus gracilis moth - Korscheltellus lupulina Common Swift Moth - Korscheltellus lupulina
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Hepialoidea (Ghost Moths)
Family Hepialidae (Ghost Moths)
Genus Korscheltellus
Numbers
2 species in North America
Range
K. gracilis is widespread in US and Canada; K. lupulina is a European introduction currently restricted to southern Ontario