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Genus Dichomeris

Moth ID Request - Dichomeris punctipennella Black-Edged Dichomeris - Dichomeris heriguronis Dichomeris georgiella Dichomeris setosella (likely) - Dichomeris setosella Cream-bordered Dichomeris - Dichomeris flavocostella Dichomeris - Dichomeris kimballi Crambidae - Dichomeris gleba Cream Edged Dichomeris - Dichomeris flavocostella
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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
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