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Subfamily Coleophorinae

Moth on clover - Coleophora Coleophoridae: Coleophora trifolii? - Coleophora Casebearer on elm - Coleophora Coleophora Coleophora trifolii Coleophoridae: Coleophora trifolii? - Coleophora C. spinella ex Malus sp. - Coleophora spinella Coleophora querciella
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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 Coleophoridae (Casebearer Moths)
Subfamily Coleophorinae
Explanation of Names
Coleophorinae from the type genus Coleophora (Hübner), from Greek meaning "case bearer." (1)
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.