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Genus Arogalea

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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Litini
Genus Arogalea
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly in tribe Gelechiini
Numbers
This genus includes one species occurring in eastern North America (1)
Food
Fagaceae: Quercus spp. (1)
See Also
Arogalea and Pseudotelphusa basifasciella differ from all other Nearctic Teleiodini in having forewings with white ground color, but the latter species differs in having the subbasal fascia extending from the wing base toward the posterior margin (1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of Holarctic Teleiodini (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)
Sangmi Lee & Richard L. Brown (2008). 2008. Zootaxa 1818: 1–55 .