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Tribe Gelechiini

An Unidentified Micro Moth - Gelechia lynceella is this a Depressaria pastinacea? Moth - Chionodes Moth Chionodes dentella - Hodges#207 - Chionodes dentella moth - Chionodes Arizona Moth - Chionodes trichostola Chionodes sp. - Chionodes
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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Explanation of Names
Gelechiini from the type genus Gelechia (Hübner), from Greek meaning "resting on the ground." (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.