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Species Anacampsis paltodoriella - Hodges#2245

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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Anacampsinae
Tribe Anacampsini
Genus Anacampsis
Species paltodoriella (Anacampsis paltodoriella - Hodges#2245)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anacampsis paltodoriella Busck, 1903 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #420487.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the genus Paltodora Meyrick. Busck compares this new species to the Paltodora striatella group (=Isophrictis striatella).
Wingspan: ~13mm (2). Busck (1903) mistakenly lists the wingspan at 3mm, which would make it among the smallest lepidopterans in the world!
See original description in print reference below.
Records from California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas (3), (4), Montana (5), Alberta (6), plus a record from Colorado here on BugGuide.
Busck specimen: Mesilla Park, New Mexico (Prof. T.D.A. Cockerell). (1)
Records from May to October (3) (5) (6).
Print References
Busck, A., 1903. A Revision of the American Moths of the Family Gelechiidae, with Descriptions of New Species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 25(1304): 848. (1)