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GELECHIOIDEA (a superfamily of micro-moths)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Superfamily)

AGONOXENIDAE (a family of micro-moths) Family   1 ident refs
AUTOSTICHIDAE (a family of micro-moths)
Oegoconia (a genus of micro-moths), eg: Oegoconia deauratella (Scarce Obscure) - Male - dorsal view
Family 1 subtaxon 1 ident refs
BATRACHEDRIDAE (a family of micro-moths) Family   2 ident refs
BLASTOBASIDAE (a family of micro-moths)
Blastobasis (a genus of micro-moths), eg: Blastobasis adustella (Dingy Dowd) - Dorsal view
Family 1 subtaxon 2 ident refs
CHIMABACHIDAE (a family of moths) Family 1 subtaxon  
Diurnea fagella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) (March Tubic)
Dorsal view
Species   1 ident refs
COLEOPHORIDAE (a family of micro-moths)
Coleophora (a genus of case-bearer micro-moths), eg: Coleophora serratella (Common Case-bearer) - Adult - dorsal view
Family 22 subtaxa 5 ident refs
COSMOPTERIGIDAE (a family of micro-moths)
Pancalia leuwenhoekella (Violet Cosmet), eg: Pancalia leuwenhoekella (Violet Cosmet) - Dorsal view
Family 2 subtaxa 3 ident refs
ELACHISTIDAE (a family of micro-moths)
Agonopterix (flat-body moth moths), eg: Agonopterix heracliana agg. (a group of a flat-body moths) - Dorsal view Depressaria (a genus of micro-moths), eg: Depressaria daucella (Dingy Flat-body) - Adult - dorsal view - close-up Elachista (Zoo.) (a genus of micro-moths), eg: Elachista poae (Sweet-grass Dwarf) - Adult - dorsal view Semioscopis avellanella (Early Flat-body), eg: Semioscopis avellanella (Early Flat-body) - Dorsal view Unidentified Elachistidae (Unidentified Elachistid Micro-moths), eg: Unidentified Elachistidae (Unidentified Elachistid Micro-moths) - Dorsal view
Family 13 subtaxa 4 ident refs
ETHMIIDAE (a family of micro-moths) Family   1 ident refs
GELECHIIDAE (a family of micro-moths)
Anacampsis (a genus of micro-moths), eg: Anacampsis populella (Poplar Sober) - Dorsal
Family 6 subtaxa 6 ident refs
MOMPHIDAE (a family of micro-moths)
Mompha (a genus of micro-moths), eg: Mompha locupletella (Red Cosmet) - Dorsolateral view
Family 1 subtaxon 4 ident refs
OECOPHORIDAE (a family of micro-moths)
Alabonia geoffrella (Common Tubic), eg: Alabonia geoffrella (Common Tubic) - Close-up Crassa unitella (Golden-brown Tubic), eg: Crassa unitella (Golden-brown Tubic) - Dorsal view Endrosis sarcitrella (White-shouldered House-moth), eg: Endrosis sarcitrella (White-shouldered House-moth) - Top view Esperia oliviella (Scarce Forest Tubic), eg: Esperia oliviella (Scarce Forest Tubic) - Adult - latero-dorsal view Esperia sulphurella (Sulphur Tubic), eg: Esperia sulphurella (Sulphur Tubic) - Female - dorso-lateral view Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Brown House Moth, Brown House-moth), eg: Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Brown House Moth, Brown House-moth) - Top view Tachystola acroxantha (Ruddy Streak), eg: Tachystola acroxantha (Ruddy Streak) - 17F10C_1 Unidentified Oecophoridae (Unidentified Oecophorid Micro-moths), eg: Unidentified Oecophoridae (Unidentified Oecophorid Micro-moths) - Dorsal view
Family 9 subtaxa 3 ident refs
PELEOPODIDAE (a family of moths) Family 1 subtaxon  
Carcina quercana (Fabricius, 1775) (Long-horned Flat-body)
Dorsal view
SCYTHRIDIDAE (a family of micro-moths) Family   2 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Stored product pests

Mound, L. (ed), 1989 Common Insects of Stored Products: a guide to their identification.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to GELECHIOIDEA (a superfamily of micro-moths)

GELECHIOIDEA may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
(true insects)
(butterflies and moths)
(butterflies and most moths)
Microlepidoptera (via Gelechioidea)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 54 feeding and other relationships of GELECHIOIDEA (a superfamily of micro-moths)

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