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Species Ephestiodes erythrella - Hodges#6002

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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 Ephestiodes
Species erythrella (Ephestiodes erythrella - Hodges#6002)
Hodges Number
6002
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ephestiodes erythrella Ragonot, 1887
Ephestiodes benjaminella Dyar, 1904
Eurythmia coloradella Hulst, 1900
Size
WS: 13-17 mm (1).
Identification
"Forewing vinous red, dusted with whitish gray in the basal area and with some faint blackish dusting along costa and on the veins..." (1).
See Also
E. gilvescentella averages larger and lacks the "distinctly reddish ground color" (1).
Print References
Ragonot, E. L. 1887: Diagnoses of North American Phycitidae and Galleriidae. 16
Works Cited
1.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems