Seq # 253

Peleopodidae Hodges, 1974 Family

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Species belonging to Peleopodidae have long been scattered over different other families. Molecular studies (Wang Q.-Y. & Li H. 2020) have revealed that they form a well-defined monophyletic group within superfamily Gelechioidea. The family Peleopodidae is subdivided into 3 subfamilies of which only one, Peleopodinae, has one representative in Belgium. Worldwide, there are about 200 species belonging to this family.


Family: Peleopodidae
Vernacular names
Vuurmotten (NL)
Species in Belgium

Direct lower taxa

Seq. # Name Vernacular names

Peleopodinae Hodges, 1974

Species in Belgium

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