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Genus Tridentaforma

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Adeloidea (Fairy Moths and kin)
Family Tridentaformidae
Genus Tridentaforma
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tridentaforma Davis, 1978 (1)
Numbers
Tridentaforma fuscoleuca is the only described species in America north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Possibly one species awaiting description. (2)
Future study may reveal a larger species complex. (3), (1)
Works Cited
1.Two new genera of North American Incurvariine (Lepidoptera: Incurvariidae)
Donald R. Davis. 1978. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 54: 147-153.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.