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Species Areniscythris brachypteris - Hodges#1680

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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 Scythrididae (Flower Moths)
Genus Areniscythris
Species brachypteris (Areniscythris brachypteris - Hodges#1680)
Hodges Number
1680
Explanation of Names
Author: Powell, 1976
Print References
Powell, Jerry A. 1976. A remarkable new genus of brachypterous moth from coastal sand dunes in California (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea, Scythrididae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 69(2):325-339.
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