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Family Glyphipterigidae - Sedge and False Diamondback Moths

caterpillar - Acrolepiopsis heppneri Yellow Nutsedge Moth - Diploschizia impigritella Acrolepiopsis incertella or A. heppneri - Acrolepiopsis Yellow Nutsedge Moth - Hodges #2346 - Diploschizia impigritella Moth Sedge Moths Glyphipterix circumscriptella - Hodges#2337 - Glyphipterix circumscriptella Moth - Diploschizia impigritella diurnal microlep
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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.
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.