Seq # 283

Ethmiidae Busck, 1909 Family

Last modified: Dec. 1, 2023, 8:30 p.m.

The family Ethmiidae has been treated as a valid family before, but also it was treated as a subfamily within Gelechiidae or Depressariidae. Molecular studies (Wang Q.-Y. & Li H. 2020) have revealed that it should be considered as a valid family with somewhat over 300 species worldwide.


Family: Ethmiidae
Vernacular names
Zwartwitmotten (NL)
Species in Belgium

Direct lower taxa

Seq. # Name Vernacular names

Ethmia Hübner, 1819

= Psecadia Hübner, 1825

Species in Belgium

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