Tiquadra guillermeti is a moth of the family Tineidae. It is endemic in Réunion island in the Indian Ocean, where it is quite common in natural and secondary habitats.
It has a length of approximately 8–9 mm.
Tineidae is a family of moths in the order Lepidoptera described by Pierre André Latreille in 1810. Collectively, they are known as fungus moths or tineid moths. The family contains considerably more than 3,000 species in more than 300 genera. Most of the tineid moths are small or medium-sized, with wings held roofwise over the body when at rest. They are particularly common in the Palaearctic, but many occur elsewhere, and some are found very widely as introduced species.
Tineoidea is the ditrysian superfamily of moths that includes clothes moths, bagworms and relatives. There are six families usually included within it, Eriocottidae, Arrhenophanidae, Lypusidae, Acrolophidae, Tineidae and Psychidae, whose relationships are currently uncertain.
Tinea pellionella, the case-bearing clothes moth, is a species of tineoid moth in the family Tineidae, the fungus moths. This species has a cosmopolitan distribution, occurring nearly worldwide.
Tiquadra is a genus of moths belonging to the family Tineidae.
Amphixystis is a genus of moths belonging to the family Tineidae. The family was first described by Edward Meyrick in 1901.
Praeacedes is a monotypic moth genus in the family Tineidae first described by Hans Georg Amsel in 1954. Its only species, Praeacedes atomosella, was first described by Francis Walker in 1863. It has a wide range and has been recorded from Europe, Australia, Hawaii, India, Malaysia, Solomon Islands, Easter Island, Mauritius, Madagascar, Réunion, South America and North America. The species has commonly been misidentified in various parts of the world.
Monopis crocicapitella, the pale-backed clothes moth, is a moth of the family Tineidae described by James Brackenridge Clemens in 1859. It has a nearly cosmopolitan distribution. It was first described from the eastern United States. It is particularly destructive of fabric and clothes.
Erechthias zebrina is a fungus moth. Initially, it was mistakenly believed to be an ermine moth of genus Argyresthia.
Opogona sacchari, the banana moth, is a moth of the family Tineidae. The species was first described by Wenceslas Bojer in 1856. It is native to the humid tropical and subtropical regions of sub-Saharan Africa, where it is also found in Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion, Rodrigues Island, the Seychelles and St. Helena. It was first reported from the Canary Islands in the 1920s. In the 1970s, it was introduced into Brazil and Central America, and also appeared in Europe. It has been reported from Florida since 1986.
Hellinsia madecasseus is a moth of the family Pterophoridae.
Idioglossa bigemma is a species of moth of the family Batrachedridae. It is known from Mauritius, Réunion and South Africa.
Brenthia leptocosma is a species of moth of the family Choreutidae. It is found on Mauritius and Réunion in the Indian Ocean.
Anatrachyntis simplex is a moth in the family Cosmopterigidae. It is found on Egypt, La Réunion, Gambia and the United Arab Emirates, Cyprus, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, India and China. It is recorded infrequently in Great Britain through accidental importation in pomegranates.
Tiquadra etiennei is a moth of the family Tineidae. It is endemic to Réunion island in the Indian Ocean.
Tiquadra seraphinei is a moth of the family Tineidae. It is endemic to Réunion island in the Indian Ocean.
Protaphreutis borboniella is a moth of the family Tineidae. It is found on Réunion, Madagascar and Mauritius.
Opogona dimidiatella is a moth of the family Tineidae. It is found in southern South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Réunion, India, Indonesia (Java), Sri Lanka and the Philippines.
Anarsia vinsonella is a moth of the family Gelechiidae. It is found on Mauritius and Réunion in the Indian Ocean.
Idiophantis valerieae is a moth of the family Gelechiidae. It is found on La Réunion. Larvae of this species feed on Syzygium cymosum.
Tonza is a genus of moths in the family Tonzidae.