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Agriphila is a genus of small moths of the family Crambidae. It was first described by Jacob Hübner in 1825. They are common across temperate Eurasia and in adjacent regions.

Agriphila
Agriphila straminella (aka).jpg
Agriphila straminella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Suborder: Glossata
Division: Ditrysia
Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Crambinae
Tribe: Crambini
Genus: Agriphila
Hübner, [1825][1]
Species

Numerous, see text

Synonyms
  • Agrophila J. L. R. Agassiz, 1847
  • Alisa Ganev & Hacker, 1984

Despite this genus being proposed as early as 1825, it was not widely recognized until the mid-20th century. Consequently, most species were initially placed in the closely related genus Crambus.[2]

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FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Nuss, M.; et al. (2003–2017). "GlobIZ search". Global Information System on Pyraloidea. Retrieved November 28, 2017. 
  2. ^ See references in Savela (2005)

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