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

Upcoming Events

Information, insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide 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.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


Genus Taygete

Taygete - Taygete attributella Unknown Moth - Taygete attributella 1842  - Taygete attributella Taygete gallaegenitella Unidentified Moth - Taygete attributella Taygete gallaegenitella Gelechiid ex cynipid galls - Taygete sylvicolella Taygete attributella
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Autostichidae
Subfamily Symmocinae
Genus Taygete
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Taygete Chambers 1873
* formerly in Gelechiidae, Gelechiinae, Gelechiini (1)
Print References
Chambers, V.T. 1873. Micro-Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologists 5(12): 231-232
Landry, B. 2002. Galagete, a new genus of Autostichidae representing the first case of an extensive radiation of endemic Lepidoptera in the Galapagos Islands. Revue suisse de Zoologie 109: 819. (Taygete transferred to Symmocinae sensu Hodges (1998))
Works Cited
1.Checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) in America North of Mexico
Lee S., Hodges R.W., Brown R.L. 2009. Zootaxa 2231: 1–39.