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Subfamily Coleophorinae

Casebearer Moth - Coleophora Caesbearer Moth - Coleophora Coleophoridae - larva - Coleophora monardella Orange coleophorid moth - Coleophora A Coleophora sp. - Coleophora Growth or egg on my crabapple tree - Coleophora Coleophora kearfottella Coleophoridae on Elm - Coleophora badiipennella
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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.