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Genus Theisoa

1722 - Theisoa constrictella (Anomologinae) - Theisoa constrictella 1722 -  - Theisoa constrictella Small, brown, two-tone moth - Theisoa constrictella Arizona micro moth - Theisoa multifasciella Theisoa constrictella Theisoa constrictella Theisoa constrictella, 1722 - Theisoa constrictella #1722 - Theisoa constrictella? - Theisoa constrictella
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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 Anomologinae
Genus Theisoa
There are three named species of Theisoa in America north of Mexico.
Adult: slender lance-shaped wings with long fringe of hair-like scales; brown with yellowish and darker brown markings.
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)