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Species Adelphia petrella - Adelphia Moth - Hodges#5890

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
Genus Adelphia
Species petrella (Adelphia Moth - Hodges#5890)
Hodges Number
5890
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Adelphia petrella (Zeller, 1846)
Pempelia petrella Zeller, 1846
Nephopteryx hapsella Hulst, 1887
Nephopteryx rubiginella Walker, 1863
Nephopteryx rufinalis Walker, 1863
Identification
See Heinrich (1956) in "Print References" below.
Print References
Heinrich, C. 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 207: 169 figs 411, 904 (genitalia).
Hulst, G.D. 1887. New species of Pyralidae. Entomologica Americana. 3: 132. (Nephopteryx hapsella)
Hulst, G.D. 1890. The Phycitidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 17: 158. (E. petrella)
Ragonot, E. L. 1893. Monographie des Phycitinae et des Galleriinae. Mémoires sur les Lépidoptères. 7: 421-422; pl. 8, fig. 14
Walker, F. 1863 b: Crambites & Tortricites. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. 27: 55-57. (N. rubiginella &
N. rufinalis)
Zeller, P.C. 1846. Die knotenhornigen Phyciden nach ihren Arten beschrieben.Isis von Oken 1846 (10): 771.
Internet References
Moths of Maryland also has an image and some info.