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Genus Machimia

Gold-striped Leaftier Moth - Hodges #0951 - Machimia tentoriferella Gold-striped Leaftier - Machimia tentoriferella ID request Moth 51 - Machimia tentoriferella Moth 24 - Machimia tentoriferella gold-striped leaftier - Machimia tentoriferella Gold-striped Leaftier - Machimia tentoriferella Gold-striped Leaftier - Machimia tentoriferella Moth - Machimia tentoriferella
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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 Depressariidae
No Taxon (Incertae sedis)
Genus Machimia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Machimia Clemens, 1860
* placed in family Oecophoridae by Nye and Fletcher (1991).
* placed in family Amphisbatidae by Hodges in Kristensen (1999).
Range
M. tentoriferella: mostly northeastern United States and southeastern Canada.
M. trigama: southern Texas (see distribution map at butterfliesandmoths.org).
Season
M. tentoriferella flies from late August to October.
Remarks
Transferred to Depressariidae without subfamily ranking (1)
Print References
Clemens, B. 1860. Contributions to American lepidopterology - no.4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1860: 211
Internet References
live adult images of M. tentoriferella plus description, foodplants, flight season (Lynn Scott, Ontario)
classification history (Brian Pitkin et al, Butterflies and Moths of the World)
Works Cited
1.Morphology reinforces proposed molecular phylogenetic affinities: a revised classification for Gelechioidea (Lepidoptera)
Heikkilä, M., Mutanen, M., Kekkonen, M. and Kaila, L. 2014. Cladistics 30: 563–589.