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Species Scrobipalpula lycii - Hodges#2017.1

2017.1  Scrobipalpulopsis lycii - Scrobipalpula lycii
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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Gnorimoschemini
Genus Scrobipalpula
Species lycii (Scrobipalpula lycii - Hodges#2017.1)
Hodges Number
2017.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scrobipalpula lycii (Povolný, 2001); n. comb. Lee, Hodges, & Brown, 2009 (1)
Scrobipalpulopsis lycii Povolný, 2001; orig. comb. Povolný, 2001 (2)
Size
Forewing length: 3.6-3.9 mm (2).
Identification
"A small, uniformly gray species lacking any distinctive forewing pattern" (2). For full description, see Powell & Povolný (2001) (2).
Range
"So far as known, S. lycii is an insular endemic, restricted to San Clemente Island" (2).
Season
Records from December, March, and April (2).
Food
Likely Lycium californicum (2).