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Subfamily Gracillariinae

Leaf Blotch Miner - Caloptilia stigmatella Little Leaf-folding Caterpillar ID Request - Caloptilia Caloptilia umbratella Caloptilia aincolella 0586  - Caloptilia alnicolella Caloptilia stigmatella A Micro Moth - Caloptilia rhoifoliella  Sumac Leafblotch Miner Moth - Caloptilia rhoifoliella Caloptilia azaleella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Family Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Subfamily Gracillariinae
Explanation of Names
Gracillariinae from the type genus Gracilaria (Zeller), Latin meaning "graceful, slender." (1)
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.