Microlepidoptera  (sps # 0001-3694)

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Micro's

This group of species that we are calling "Microlepidoptera" consists of multiple families that come in a multitude of shapes, colors and patterns. The unifying charecteristic of the species in this group is their small size.  The familes included in this group are the following:

 

(0001-0854) - Micropterigoidea-Tineoidea 

(0855-1075) - Oecophoridae – Elachistidae  

(2312-2512) - Copromorphoidea-Yponometoidea  

(2513-2626) - Sesiidae 

(2627-2700) - Choreutidae-Cossidae  

(2701-2866) - Tortricidae - Olethreutinae 

(3592-3694) -Tortricidae - Archipini

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8 mm

Ancylis virididorsana

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

8 mm

0306– Mea skinnerella

28 mm

0372 – Acrolophus plumifrontella   or     0386.1 – Acrolophus walsinghami

33 mm

0454 – Oiketicus abbotii ,

Abbot's Bagworm Moth​

19 mm

997 - Ethmia julia​

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

16 mm

1029– Menestomorpha kimballi

4 mm

93 - Stigmella ostryaefoliella ? 4mm

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Jim Vargo

8 mm

0283– Oenoe hybromella

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Jim Vargo

10 mm

0319 - Kearfottia albifasciella

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Jim Vargo

29 mm

386.1 - Acrolophus walsinghami

25 mm

0457 – Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis, Evergreen Bagworm Moth 

17 mm

998 - Ethmia farrella​

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Jim Vargo

6 mm

1503– Melanocinclis lineigera

6 mm

122 – Pseudopostega quadristrigella (6mm)

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Jim Vargo

7 mm

0304– Erechthias minuscula, Caribbean Scavenger Moth

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Jim Vargo

16 mm

367.1 - Acrolophus mycetophagus, Frilly Grass Tubeworm Moth

16 mm

442 - Cryptothelea gloverii​

19 mm

996 - Ethmia confusella​

17 mm

10 mm

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Jim Vargo

1513 – Pyroderces badia

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Jim Vargo

8 mm

1611– Stilbosis lonchocarpella

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Jim Vargo

15 mm

1615– Walshia miscecolorella,

Sweet Clover Root Boorer Moth

15 mm

15 mm

2067.1– Chionodes ceryx

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Jim Vargo

12 mm

2272– Brachyachma palpigera, Soybean Webworm Moth

23 mm

2405 - Lactura pupula​,

Bumelia Leafworm Moth

13 mm

2653 - Tortyra slossonia​,

Slosson's Metalmark Moth 

14 mm

2655 – Hemerophila diva,

Diva Hemerophila Moth 

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

14 mm

14 mm

2701– Episimus argutana,

Sumac Leaftier Moth

2703.1 – Empisimus kimballi

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Jim Vargo

2907– Strepsicrates smithiana

14 mm

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Jim Vargo

 17 mm

3175– Epiblema grossbecki

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Jim Vargo

 14 mm

3218– Sonia constrictella, Constricted Sonia Moth

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Jim Vargo

 10 mm

3424.1– Ethelgoda new species

3485 – Cydia erotella

 12 mm

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Jim Vargo

 20 mm

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Jim Vargo

8 mm

1639– Ithome curvipunctella

12 mm

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Jim Vargo

13 mm

2313– Alucita montana,

Six-Plume Moth

32 mm

2530 - Vitacea polistiformis,

Grape Root Borer Moth

14 mm

2653.1 - Tortyra iocyaneus​

23 mm

2668 - Giviria ana,

Anna Carpenterworm Moth

14 mm

2702– Episimus augmentana

14 mm

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Jim Vargo

12 mm

2937– Phaneta parmatana

 20 mm

3186 - Epiblema scudderiana,

Goldnerod Gall Moth

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Jim Vargo

 12 mm

 12 mm

3274– Crocidosema plebejana, Cotton Tipworm Moth

 12 mm

3462– Cydia palmetum

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Jim Vargo

 20 mm

3495– Gymnandrosoma punctidiscanum,

Dotted Ecdytolopha Moth

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Jim Vargo

11 mm

1761– Aristotelia roseosuffusella, Pink-Washed Aristotelia

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Jim Vargo

11 mm

2211– Polyhymno luteostrigella, Polyhymno Moth

25 mm

2401 – Atteva aurea,

Ailanthus Webworm Moth 

22 mm

2614 - Carmenta texana,

Grape Root Borer Moth

14 mm

2654 - Hemerophila dyari

22 mm

2671 – Giviria francesca

15 mm

2702.4 - Episimus lagunculariae

    

14 mm

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Jim Vargo

 16 mm

3009– Eucosma robinsonana, Robinson's Eucosma Moth

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Jim Vargo

 15 mm

3188– Epiblema discretivana

 8 mm

3414.2– Dichrorampha manilkara

 12 mm

3482 - Cydia fahlbergiana

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Jim Vargo

 19 mm

3496– Ecdytolopha desotanum

3500– Pseudogalleria inimicella, Inimical Borer Moth

 18 mm

3606 – Argyrotaenia amatana 

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Jim Vargo

 19 mm

3635– Choristoneura rosaceana, Oblique Banded Leafroller Moth

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Jim Vargo

 19 mm

 12 mm

 12 mm

3760.1– Aethes seriatana

 12 mm

 19 mm

3623 – Argyrotaenia quercifoliana

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Jim Vargo

 19 mm

 19 mm

3745– Platynota rostrana,

Omnivorous Platynota Moth

 12 mm

 12 mm

 20 mm

3632 – Choristoneura fractivittana 

 21 mm

3750.3 – Amorbia concavana

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