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Genus Choreutis

Unknown Moth - Choreutis diana Choreutis pariana Apple Leaf Skeletonizer Moth - Hodges#2650 - Choreutis pariana small Moth - Choreutis pariana Moth - Choreutis pariana Diana's Choreutis Moth  - Choreutis diana moth - Choreutis pariana Small moth nearly always in the meadows - Choreutis pariana
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Choreutoidea (Metalmark Moths)
Family Choreutidae (Metalmark Moths)
Subfamily Choreutinae
Genus Choreutis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Choreutis Hübner, [1825]
Eutromula Frölich, 1828
Choreutes Treitschke, 1835 (emendation)
Macropia Costa, 1836
Entomoloma Ragonot, 1875
Orchemia Fernald, 1900
Hemerophila Fernald, 1900
Choreutidia Sauber, 1902
Allononyma Busck, 1904
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet Choreutis is Greek meaning "dancer." (1)
Four Choreutis species occur in America north of Mexico. MPG list
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.