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Family Momphidae - Momphid Moths

Red-streaked Mompha - Mompha eloisella A Mompha sp. - Mompha Blotch mine of Galium circaezans (empty) - Mompha undescribed-species-on-galium-circaezans mompha - Mompha brevivittella Mompha in Primrose, back side, opened - Mompha Leigh Farm Park leaf miner on Oenothera fruticosa D412A 2017 3 - Mompha argentimaculella Gelechiidae: Coleotechnites? - Mompha  Mompha terminella - Mompha terminella - male
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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 Momphidae (Momphid Moths)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly considered a subfamily of Coleophoridae; treated as a full family by Heikkilä et al. (2013)
Explanation of Names
Author: Herrich-Schäffer, 1857
Numbers
60 spp. worldwide (Heikkilä et al. 2013)
Print References
Heikkilä, M., Mutanen, M., Kekkonen, M. and Kaila, L. 2013. Morphology reinforces proposed molecular phylogenetic affinities: a revised classification for Gelechioidea (Lepidoptera). Cladistics 1-27. (abstract)