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Genus Peoria

unknown Crambid - Peoria tetradella  Hodges#6049 - Peoria roseotinctella Peoria tetradella, White-streaked Grass Veneer, Hodges #6044 ? - Peoria Peoria roseotinctella Unknown Moth - Peoria longipalpella Peoria bipartitella Arizona Moth - Peoria opacella Peoria santaritella
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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
Genus Peoria
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Peoria Ragonot, 1887
There are 16 named species of Peoria in America north of Mexico. (1)
Possibly several awaiting description. (1)
Adult: body small; snout long; forewing slender and either bicolored pale/dark longitudinally or with lengthwise streaks
All of the United States and southern Canada. (1), (2), (3), (4)
Internet References
Photos of many Peoria species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group