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Genus Kearfottia

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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 Psychidae (Bagworm Moths)
Subfamily Naryciinae
Genus Kearfottia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Kearfottia Fernald, 1903
Previously placed in Tineidae. Placed in Psychidae by Kristensen (1999). (1)
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of entomologist William Dunham Kearfott (1864-1917) "who has so successfully begun the study of North American Microlepidoptera."
Numbers
One described species; one undescribed (TX-LA; fide D. Davis).
Print References
Fernald, C.H., 1903. A new genus and species of North American Choreutinae. The Canadian Entomologist 36(5): 130.
Kristensen, N.P. (Ed.). 1999. Lepidoptera: Moths and Butterflies 1. Evolution, Systematics and Biogeography. Handbuch der Zoologie/Handbook of Zoology IV/35, x + 491 pp. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin & New York.
Works Cited
1.Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G.R., Patterson, B., & Pelham, J.P. 2016. ResearchGate.net.