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Species Euclemensia schwarziella - Hodges#1468

moth - Euclemensia schwarziella
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Cosmopterigidae (Cosmet Moths)
Subfamily Antequerinae
Genus Euclemensia
Species schwarziella (Euclemensia schwarziella - Hodges#1468)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euclemensia schwarziella Busck, 1901
Explanation of Names
The species is named in honor of E. A. Schwarz, who collected this species and many other new species for the United States National Museum.
2 spp. n. of Mex.
Wingspan 11-12 mm.
Texas, Arizona.
Lectotype ♀ collected Santa Rita Mountains, Arizona, United States.
May-July (BG data, MPG)
Print References
Busck, A. 1901. New American Tineina. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 8: 239.
Hodges, R.W., 1978. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.1. E.W. Classey Ltd. and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 19; pl. 6.15. (1)
Works Cited
1.The Moths of North America North of Mexico. Fascicle 6.1, Gelechioidea, Antequerinae, Cosmopteriginae, Chrysopeleiinae.
Hodges, R. W. 1978. London: E. W. Classey Ltd. and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, 166 pp.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group