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Genus Hellinsia

Hotel Plume Moth - Hellinsia Groundsel Plume Moth - Hellinsia balanotes 2475 Hellinsia pectodactylus 6206 - Hellinsia pectodactylus Plain Plume Moth - Hellinsia homodactylus Hellinsia unicolor Stem and root borer, goldenrod - Hellinsia glenni Hellinsia balanotes? - Hellinsia Pterophoridae, dorsal - Hellinsia
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pterophoroidea (Plume Moths)
Family Pterophoridae (Plume Moths)
Subfamily Pterophorinae
Tribe Pterophorini
Genus Hellinsia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hellinsia Tutt, 1905
58 Hellinsia species are listed for America north of Mexico. MPG list
Internet References
Pterophoridae of North America - photos of many related species by Deborah Matthews.