Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Interested in a 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico?

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Previous events


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Genus Dichomeris

Illinois dichomeris - Dichomeris serrativittella Twirler Moth - Dichomeris marginella Dichomeris inversella - Dichomeris kimballi  Dichomeris - Dichomeris Gelechiidae, pupa, dorsalX - Dichomeris flavocostella Dichomeris ex Bidens bipinnata - Dichomeris juncidella Cream-bordered Dichomeris - Dichomeris flavocostella micro help please - Dichomeris ligulella
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Dichomeridinae
Genus Dichomeris
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichomeris Hübner, 1818
includes the species D. picrocarpa, formerly placed in the genus Carbatina
Numbers
Powell & Opler (2009) stated there are 84 described species of the genus Dichomeris in America north of Mexico. (1)
Moth Photographers Group listed 74 described species. (2)
Print References
Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 25
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group (pinned plates)(2)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group