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Superfamily Tischerioidea - Trumpet Leafminer Moths

144 Oak Blotch Miner Moth - Tischeria quercitella Coptotriche mediostriata Astrotischeria ex Brickellia californica - Astrotischeria Tischeriidae Coptotriche - Coptotriche citrinipennella Oak Blotch Miner - Tischeria quercitella Coptotriche Moth
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tischerioidea (Trumpet Leafminer Moths)
Explanation of Names
From the type genus Tischeria, in honor of German entomologist Carl von Tischer (born 1777). (1)
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.