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Species Exoteleia pinifoliella - Exoteleia pinifoliella complex - Hodges#1840

Moth for ID  - Exoteleia pinifoliella Unknown Moth - Exoteleia pinifoliella Pine Needleminer - Exoteleia pinifoliella Pine Needleminer Moth, 1840 - Exoteleia pinifoliella moth - Exoteleia pinifoliella Exoteleia pinifoliella Exoteleia pinifoliella Exoteleia pinifoliella
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Litini
Genus Exoteleia
No Taxon (chillcotti or pinifoliella)
Species pinifoliella (Exoteleia pinifoliella complex - Hodges#1840)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Exoteleia pinifoliella
Gelechia pinifoliella Chambers, 1880
Explanation of Names
This may actually be a complex of multiple species. See Steve's comment here
Print References
Chambers, V.T. 1880. The Journal of the Cincinnati Society of Natural History. Descriptions of some new Tineina, with notes on a few old species. 2: 181 - original description
Internet References