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Genus Myelopsis

Myelopsis subtetricella Moth - Myelopsis Myelopsis subtetricella ? - Myelopsis subtetricella Moth - Myelopsis subtetricella Myelopsis minutularia - Myelopsis minutulella Myelopsis subtetricella Phycitini - Myelopsis minutulella Myelopsis minutularia - Myelopsis minutulella
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
Genus Myelopsis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described by Carl Heinrich in 1956
Explanation of Names
Myelois (a related genus of moths) + opsis (οψις) Greek for "appearance"- in other words: "looking like Myelois"
Four Myelopsis species are found in America north of Mexico.