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Genus Filatima

Dusky-backed Filatima - Filatima pseudacaciella Filatima bigella - Hodges #2135 - Filatima Filatima biminimaculella Filatima sp. - Filatima Chionodes? - Filatima pseudacaciella Filatima striatella St. Andrews frass tube feeder on Prunus caroliniana SA1425A adult 2018 2 - Filatima serotinella Filatima - male
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Genus Filatima
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Filatima Busck, 1939 (1)
There are more than 57 species of Filatima in America north of Mexico. (2)
Works Cited
1.Notes on, and new species of, American moths of the genus Filatima Busck (Gelechiidae: Lepidoptera).
J.F. Gates Clarke. 1947. Journal of the Washington Academy Sciences 37(8): 263-275.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group