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Genus Theisoa

1722 - Theisoa constrictella (Anomologinae) - Theisoa constrictella Unidentified Moth ??? - Theisoa constrictella Theisoa constrictella Theisoa constrictella Theisoa constrictella Theisoa constrictella Theisoa constrictella #1722 - Theisoa constrictella? - Theisoa constrictella
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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 Anomologinae
Genus Theisoa
Numbers
There are three named species of Theisoa in America north of Mexico.
Identification
Adult: slender lance-shaped wings with long fringe of hair-like scales; brown with yellowish and darker brown markings.
Range
Southeastern United States: Texas to Florida, north to Maryland and Kentucky.
Internet References
pinned adult image of T. constrictella by SangMi Lee (Moth Photographers Group)
presence in Florida; list (John Heppner, Florida State Collection of Arthropods)