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Genus Keiferia

Scrobipalpula sacculicola? - Keiferia lycopersicella Gelechiidae larva on Ground Cherry - Keiferia georgei - male Kieferia lycopersicella on tomato - Keiferia lycopersicella Kieferia lycopersicella on tomato - Keiferia lycopersicella Keiferia lycopersicella Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Solanum carolinense D1107 2018 1 - Keiferia inconspicuella Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Solanum carolinense D1107 adult 2018 1 - Keiferia inconspicuella Pennsylvania Moth - Keiferia lycopersicella
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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 Gnorimoschemini
Genus Keiferia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Keiferia Busck, 1939 (1)
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Hartford H. Keifer, a pioneer in California microlepidoptera. (1)
Numbers
There are six named species of Keiferia in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
lycopersicella
elmorei
altisolani
georgei
glochinella
inconspicuella
Works Cited
1.Restriction of the genus Gelechia (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), with descriptions of new genera
August Busck. 1939. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 86(3064): 563-593.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) in America North of Mexico
Lee S., Hodges R.W., Brown R.L. 2009. Zootaxa 2231: 1–39.