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Species Chionodes lictor - Hodges#2094.4

Chionodes lictor? - Chionodes lictor
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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 Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Genus Chionodes
No Taxon (lugubrella group)
No Taxon (distinctella complex)
Species lictor (Chionodes lictor - Hodges#2094.4)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chionodes lictor Hodges, 1999 (1)
Forewing length: 7.0-7.5 mm (2).
"One of the few externally distinct species of Chionodes: the forewings are nearly shining white with black/dark-gray marks extending posteriorly from the costa just beyond base, at 1/3 length, at 2/3 length, and on the outer margin" (1).
"Occurs in the Klamath Mountains in southwestern Oregon south to Sonoma County, California" (1).
Records from June and July (1).
Larvae feed on Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) (1).