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Species Gnorimoschema subterraneum - Hodges#2004

Gnorimoschema subterraneum - Hodges #2004 - Gnorimoschema subterraneum
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Gnorimoschemini
Genus Gnorimoschema
Species subterraneum (Gnorimoschema subterraneum - Hodges#2004)
Hodges Number
2004
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gnorimoschema subterraneum Busck, 1911
Size
Busck (1911) listed the wingspan 12-20 mm., average 17 mm.
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length of California specimens 7.5-10.5 mm.(1)
Range
California to Colorado and the northeastern United States.
Holotype collected in Boston, Massachusetts, by Miss Cora H. Clarke.
Season
March, April and September records.
Food
Busck (1911) listed Aster multiflorus [Symphyotrichum ericoides] L.
Print References
Busck, A., 1911. On the gall-makingmoths on Solidago and Aster with descriptions of two new species. The Canadian Entomologist 43 (1): 5.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 10, figs. 6-7; p. 98. (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group