Scardia (moth)

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Scardia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tineidae
Subfamily: Scardiinae
Genus: Scardia
Treitschke, 1830
Type species
Phycis boleti
Fabricius, 1798
Diversity
6–9 species
Synonyms

See text

Scardia is a genus of the fungus moth family (Tineidae). Therein, it belongs to the subfamily Scardiinae, of which it is the type genus. Several of the species placed here in earlier times have been moved to other genera of the subfamily, e.g. Amorophaga, Montescardia, and Morophaga.[1]

Species[edit]

The species placed in Scardia are:[2]

  • Scardia alleni Robinson, 1986
  • Scardia amurensis Zagulajev, 1965
  • Scardia anatomella Grote, 1881 (= S. fiskeella)
  • Scardia assamensis Robinson, 1986
  • Scardia boletella (Fabricius, 1794) (= S. boleti, S. polypori, S. relicta)
  • Scardia caucasica Zagulajev, 1965
  • Scardia isthmiella Busck, 1914 (tentatively placed here)
  • Scardia pharetrodes Meyrick, 1934 (tentatively placed here)
  • Scardia tholerodes Meyrick, 1894 (tentatively placed here)

Synonyms[edit]

Junior synonyms of Scardia are:[3]

  • Agarica[verification needed] Sodoffsky 1837
  • Duomitella Kozhantschikov 1923
  • Fernaldia Grote 1881

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Pitkin & Jenkins (2004), FE (2009), and see references in Savela (2009)
  2. ^ Robinson [2010]
  3. ^ Pitkin & Jenkins (2004), FE (2009)

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