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

Tribe Peoriini

Moth - Arivaca Moth for ID  - Atascosa glareosella unknown Crambid - Peoria tetradella Moth IMG_5766 - Peoria approximella Moth - Arivaca ostreella Peoria - Peoria longipalpella unknown micromoth #9 - Peoria longipalpella Peoria roseotinctella
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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)