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Related to Gelechiidae: gelechiid moth
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Noun1.Gelechiidae - important economic pests
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
gelechiid, gelechiid moth - small slender-winged moths whose larvae are agricultural pests
Gelechia, genus Gelechia - type genus of the Gelechiidae: pink bollworms
genus Sitotroga, Sitotroga - grain moths
Gelechia gossypiella, pink bollworm - larvae of a gelechiid moth introduced from Asia; feeds on the seeds of cotton bolls
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