Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Tribe Peoriini

Peoria gemmatella - Peoria gematella Reynosa floscella Unknown moth - Goya stictella Pyralidae - Reynosa floscella Unknown moth - Peoria approximella Moth ID possible on worn specimen? - Peoria bipartitella Peoria santaritella Peoria santaritella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Peoriini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly considered a subfamily (Peoriinae) of Pyralidae; demoted to a tribe of Phycitinae at All-Leps
Numbers
35 species in 10 genera in North America listed at All-Leps
Size
wingspan 15-25 mm, based on photos of 12 species by Jim Vargo at MPG
Range
all of United States and southern Canada
Internet References
pinned adult images by Jim Vargo of 8 species of Peoria and 4 species in other genera (Moth Photographers Group)