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Elachistidae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 118721

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Stenomidae
 
    Ethmiidae
 
  Common Name(s): grass leafminer moths
 
    grass miners
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderLepidoptera  – butterflies, moths, papillons, papillons de nuit, Borboleta, Mariposa  
                                  SuperfamilyGelechioidea   
                                     FamilyElachistidae  – grass leafminer moths, grass miners  
    Direct Children:  
                                        GenusSwezeyula Zimmerman and Bradley, 1950  
                                        SubfamilyAgonoxeninae   
                                        SubfamilyDepressariinae   
                                        SubfamilyElachistinae   
                                        SubfamilyEthmiinae   
                                        SubfamilyStenomatinae   
       

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  Source: Check List of the Lepidoptera of North America... MS, database (version 2003)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Ongoing developmental version with contributions by Don Lafontaine, Jean-François Landry, Jim Troubridge, Paul Opler, Ron Hodges, John Brown, et al. Higher classification does not yet reflect recent and substantial changes that have been published   
  Reference for: Elachistidae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Elachistidae, grass miners   
       
  Source: Stoetzel, M. B., 1989, database (version 1.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: grass leafminer moths   
       
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