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Genus Philonome

5010885 - Philonome clemensella Micro Moth - Philonome clemensella Buccalatrix sp.? - Philonome clemensella Moth - Philonome clemensella Philonome clemensella Philonome clemensella Philonome clemensella - male Philonome clemensella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
No Taxon (Incertae sedis)
Genus Philonome
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly placed in Lyonetiidae; transferred to Tineidae by Sohn et al. (2015) (1).
Philonome albella (Chambers, 1877) is now Elachista dasycara Kaila, 1999.
Philonome luteella (Chambers, 1875) was transferred to Argyresthia by Sohn et al. (2015).
Explanation of Names
Author: Chambers (1874)
Numbers
12 species worldwide, of which three occur in the US and Canada:
Philonome clemensella Chambers, 1874 - eastern Canada and US, west to TX
Philonome nigrescens Sohn & Davis, 2015 - AZ, NM
Philonome wielgusi Sohn & Davis, 2015 - AZ
Range
North and South America.
Print References
Kaila, Lauri. 1999. A revision of the Nearctic species of the genus Elachista s. l. III. The bifasciella, praelineata, saccharella and freyerella groups (Lepidoptera, Elachistidae). Acta Zoologica Fennica 211:1-235.
Sohn et al. 2013. A Molecular Phylogeny for Yponomeutoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Ditrysia) and Its Implications for Classification, Biogeography and the Evolution of Host Plant Use. PLoS One. 8(1): e55066.
Sohn, Jae-Cheon, Donald R. Davis, and Carlos Lopez-Vaamonde. 2015. Revision of the genus Philonome Chambers and its proposed reassignment to the family Tineidae (Lepidoptera, Tineoidea). ZooKeys 494:69–106 (1).
Works Cited
1.Revision of the genus Philonome Chambers and its proposed reassignment to the family Tineidae (Lepidoptera, Tineoidea)
Jae-Cheon Sohn, Donald R. Davis, and Carlos Lopez-Vaamonde. 2015. Zookeys, 494: 69-106.