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Genus Ethmia

Moth # 07-128 - Ethmia Heterocera 28 - Ethmia Ethmia bipunctella Ethmia discostrigella - Hodges #0980 - Ethmia discostrigella Gelechiidae? - Ethmia epileuca Ethmia arctostaphylella ? - Ethmia arctostaphylella Ethmia semilugens Ethmia semitenebrella
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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 Depressariidae
Subfamily Ethmiinae
Genus Ethmia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ethmia Hubner, 1819
formerly placed in the family Oecophoridae
Numbers
There are 52 named species of the genus Ethmia in America north of Mexico. (1)
Print References
(2)
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.A systematic monograph of New World ethmiid moths (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea).
Jerry A. Powell. 1973. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 120: 1-312.