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Cosmopterigidae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Scientific name  Cosmopterigidae
Higher classification  Gelechioidea
Order  Butterflies and moths
Superfamily  Gelechioidea
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Family
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Lower classifications  Cosmopterix, Hyposmocoma, Adeana

The Cosmopterigidae are a family of insects (cosmet moths) in the Lepidoptera order. These are small moths with narrow wings whose tiny larvae feed internally on the leaves, seeds, stems, etc. of their host plants. About 1500 species are described. The taxonomic family is most diverse in the Australian and Pacific region with about 780 species.

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Several genera formerly included here have been moved to the Agonoxeninae.

Taxonomy

The family consists of four subfamilies and these genera:

  • Subfamily Antequerinae Hodges, 1978
  • Subfamily Chrysopeleiinae Mosher, 1916
  • Subfamily Cosmopteriginae Heinemann & Wocke, 1876
  • Adeana
  • Allotalanta
  • Anatrachyntis
  • Anoncia
  • Aphanosara
  • Archisopha
  • Ashibusa
  • Axiarcha
  • Clemmatista
  • Coccidiphila
  • Cosmopterix
  • Diatonica
  • Diversivalva
  • Dorodoca
  • Dromiaulis
  • Ecballogonia
  • Echinoscelis
  • Endograptis
  • Eralea
  • Eteobalea
  • Hodgesiella
  • Hyposmocoma
  • Glaphyristis
  • Haplochrois
  • Heureta
  • Heterotactis
  • Idiostyla
  • Iressa
  • Ischnobathra
  • Isidiella
  • Isorrhoa
  • Labdia
  • Leptozestis
  • Macrobathra
  • Melanocinclis
  • Mimodoxa
  • Morphotica
  • Mothonodes
  • Opszyga
  • Otonoma
  • Paratheta
  • Parathystas
  • Passalotis
  • Pebobs
  • Pechyptila
  • Persicoptila
  • Phaneroctena
  • Pyroderces
  • Ramphis
  • Ressia
  • Rhadinastis
  • Sematoptis
  • Stagmatophora
  • Synploca
  • Syntomaula
  • Tanygona
  • Teladoma
  • Tetraconta
  • Tolliella
  • Triclonella
  • Trissodoris
  • Ulochora
  • Urangela
  • Vulcaniella
  • Subfamily Scaeosophinae Meyrick, 1922
  • Incertae sedis
  • Acleracra
  • Aganoptila
  • Amblytenes
  • Apothetodes
  • Calanesia
  • Clarkeophlebia
  • Colonophora
  • Crobylophanes
  • Dynatophysis
  • Falcatariella
  • Griphocosma
  • Haplophylax
  • Harpograptis
  • Hedroxena
  • Herlinda
  • Homosaces
  • Ischnangela
  • Melanozestis
  • Meleonoma
  • Melnea
  • Meneptila
  • Metagrypa
  • Microzestis
  • Minivalva
  • Neachandella
  • Neomelanesthes
  • Orthromicta
  • Pauroptila
  • Phepsalostoma
  • Phosphaticola
  • Protorhiza
  • Pseudascalenia
  • Pycnagorastis
  • Pyretaulax
  • Schendylotis
  • Semolina
  • Sindicola
  • Spiroterma
  • Stromatitica
  • Strophalingias
  • Thectophila
  • Trachydora
  • Zanclarches
  • Selected former genera

  • Eritarbes
  • Lallia
  • Scaeothyris
  • Xestocasis

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    References

    Cosmopterigidae Wikipedia


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