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Genus Diploschizia

 Five-barred Glyphipterid Moth - Diploschizia impigritella Diploschizia impigritella Yellow Nutsedge Moth - Hodges #2346 - Diploschizia impigritella Diploschizia impigritella Diploschizia impigritella - Yellow Nutsedge Moth - Hodges#2346 - Diploschizia impigritella Moth - Diploschizia minimella Diploschizia impigritella - Yellow Nutsedge Moth - Diploschizia impigritella 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)
Subfamily Glyphipteriginae (Sedge Moths)
Genus Diploschizia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Diploschizia Heppner, 1981; Florida Ent., v.64 (2), p.311
Explanation of Names
Diploschizia is derived from Greek for "double split", referring to the valvae that appear split in some species (Heppner, 1981)
Numbers
six species in North America (Heppner, 1981)
Print References
Heppner, John B. (1981) Revision of the New Genus Diploschizia (Lepidoptera: Glyphipterigidae) for North America, The Florida Entomologist Vol. 64, No. 2. pp. 309-336