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Thistle Ermine (Myelois circumvoluta)
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pyralidae
Subfamily: Phycitinae
Tribe: Phycitini
Genus: Myelois
Hübner, 1825[1]

Gnathogutta Roesler, 1988
Lispe Treitschke, 1832 (non Latreille, 1796: preoccupied)
Myclois (lapsus)
Myelophila Treitschke, 1835

Myelois is a genus of small moths belonging to the family Pyralidae. They are found in western Eurasia and adjacent regions such as the Maghreb.[2]

Species of Myelois include:[verification needed][2]

Formerly included here were related genera like Apomyelois. The genus Kyra is sometimes listed as a junior synonym of Myelois, but its type species is usually now placed in Eurhodope (as E. cirrigerella).[3]


  1. ^ "World Pyraloidea Database". Retrieved 2012-02-27. 
  2. ^ a b c See references in Savela (2009)
  3. ^ FE (2011) contra references in Savela (2009)


Media related to Myelois at Wikimedia Commons

  • Fauna Europaea (FE) (2011): Eurhodope cirrigerella. Version 2.4, 2011-JAN-27. Retrieved 2011-DEC-22.
  • Savela, Markku (2009): Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and some other life forms – Myelois. Version of 2009-APR-25. Retrieved 2010-APR-10.