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Superfamily Eriocranioidea - Eriocraniid Moths

Chinquapin Leaf-miner Moth - Dyseriocrania griseocapitella Chinquapin Leaf-miner Moth - Hodges#0003 - Dyseriocrania griseocapitella Unknown blue moth from Monte Bello OSP St. Andrews leaf miner on Quercus nigra SA831 2017 1 - Dyseriocrania griseocapitella Eriocraniella platyptera Dyseriocrania griseocapitella - lighting comparrison - Dyseriocrania griseocapitella Eriocraniidae, dorsal - Dyseriocrania griseocapitella Ginger moth
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Eriocranioidea (Eriocraniid Moths)
Identification
Adults - small moths with relatively narrow wings covered by iridescent, simple "primitive type" scales and hairs, often golden with purplish markings (1)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.