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Genus Dichomeris

Many-spotted Dichomeris Moth - Hodges #2288 - Dichomeris punctipennella Unknown Moth - Dichomeris Moth 89 - Dichomeris ligulella Hodges # 2310.1 – Dichomeris kimballi ? - Dichomeris Hodges#2299 - Dichomeris leuconotella Dichomeris laetitia Confusing Micros - Dichomeris - male - female Hodges#2303 - Dichomeris simpliciella
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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 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