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Species Exoteleia pinifoliella - Exoteleia pinifoliella complex - Hodges#1840

Pine Needleminer Moth - Hodges#1840 - Exoteleia pinifoliella Unknown Moth - Exoteleia pinifoliella Pine Needleminer Moth  - Exoteleia pinifoliella Exoteleia pinifoliella / Pine Needleminer - Exoteleia pinifoliella micro moth - Exoteleia pinifoliella moth - Exoteleia pinifoliella Exoteleia pinifoliella 1840   Exoteleia pinifoliella complex   (Exoteleia pinifoliella) - Exoteleia pinifoliella
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Classification
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
1840
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
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