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Family Glyphipterigidae - Sedge and False Diamondback Moths

2346  Yellow Nutsedge  - Diploschizia impigritella Moth3 - Diploschizia lanista A Diploschizia sp. - Diploschizia unknown micro - Acrolepiopsis leucoscia Diploschizia impigritella Acrolepiopsis heppneri/incertella - Acrolepiopsis Pennsylvania Moth - Glyphipterix quadragintapunctata Yellow Nutsedge Moth - Hodges#2346 - Diploschizia impigritella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Glyphipterigidae (Sedge and False Diamondback Moths)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glyphipterygidae Stainton, 1854
Explanation of Names
Glyphipterigidae from the type genus Glyphipterix (Hübner), from Greek meaning "notched wing." (1)
Food
Larvae feed on monocots
Print References
Heppner, John B. 1985. The Sedge moths of North America (Lepidoptera: Glyphipterigidae). Flora & Fauna handbook No. 1. Flora & Fauna Publ. Gainesville, Fla. 254 pp. (2)
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.
2.The Sedge Moths of North America (Lepidoptera: Glyphipterigidae)
John B. Heppner. 1985. CRC Press.