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Genus Melanocinclis

Cosmet Moth - Hodges #1503 - Melanocinclis lineigera Moth - Melanocinclis moth - Melanocinclis Melanocinclis lineigera? - Melanocinclis lineigera Moth - Melanocinclis Micro - Melanocinclis Melanocinclis lineigera Melanocinclis lineigera
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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 Cosmopterigidae (Cosmet Moths)
Subfamily Cosmopteriginae
Genus Melanocinclis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Melanocinclis Hodges, 1962 (1)
Melanocinclis has five species in America north of Mexico. (1), (2), (3)
Melanocinclis lineigera Hodges, 1962 (1)
Melanocinclis nigrilineella (Chambers, 1878)
Melanocinclis sparsa Hodges, 1978 (2)
Melanocinclis gnoma Hodges, 1978 (2)
Melanocinclis vibex Hodges, 1978 (2)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the Cosmopterigidae of America north of Mexico, with a definition of the Momphidae and Walshiidae
Hodges, R. W. 1962. Entomologica Americana 42 (N. S.): 1-166.
2.The Moths of North America North of Mexico. Fascicle 6.1, Gelechioidea, Antequerinae, Cosmopteriginae, Chrysopeleiinae.
Hodges, R. W. 1978. London: E. W. Classey Ltd. and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, 166 pp.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group