Momphidae

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Momphidae
Mompha.idaei.jpg
Mompha idaei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Suborder: Glossata
(unranked): Ditrysia
Superfamily: Gelechioidea
Family: Momphidae
Herrich Schaffer, 1857
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Momphidae (mompha moths) is a family of moths with some 115 described species.[1] These tend to be rather small moths with a wingspan of up to 21 mm. The wings are held folded over the body at rest. The larvae are concealed feeders, either as leaf miners or within seeds or stems.

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