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Neopalpa species pair.jpg
Neopalpa neonata (left) and Neopalpa donaldtrumpi (right)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gelechiidae
Subfamily: Gelechiinae
Tribe: Gnorimoschemini
Genus: Neopalpa
Povolný, 1998

Two, see text

Distribution of Neopalpa species.jpg
Distribution of N. neonata (red dots) and N. donaldtrumpi (yellow triangles)

Neopalpa is a genus of moths in the family Gelechiidae. They are found in California, Arizona, and northern Mexico. Neopalpa is classified in the tribe Gnorimoschemini and is most closely related to the genera Ochrodia and Ephysteris.[1]


The genus contains the following two species:


  1. ^ a b Nazari, Vazrick (2017). "Review of Neopalpa Povolný, 1998 with description of a new species from California and Baja California, Mexico (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae)". ZooKeys. 646: 79–94. doi:10.3897/zookeys.646.11411. 
  2. ^ "Neopalpa Povolný, 1998" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  3. ^ mothphotographersgroup