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Genus Scrobipalpula

Micro moth - Scrobipalpula artemisiella  Gnorimoschemine ex Erigeron annuus - Scrobipalpula Gelechiidae, wormwood tip weaver, dorsal - Scrobipalpula artemisiella Blotch mine (Agromyzid?) on Goldenrod - 2 - Scrobipalpula Unid Leafminer WPsj1 - Scrobipalpula sacculicola Unid Leafminer WPsj1 - Scrobipalpula sacculicola Larvae feeding lines on aster - Scrobipalpula manierreorum Leaf mine - Scrobipalpula sacculicola
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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 Scrobipalpula
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scrobipalpula Povolný, 1964
Thirteen Scrobipalpula species are listed for America north of Mexico. (MPG list)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - pinned adults of most species.