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Species Tiquadra inscitella - Hodges#0427

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
Subfamily Hapsiferinae
Genus Tiquadra
Species inscitella (Tiquadra inscitella - Hodges#0427)
Hodges Number
0427
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tiquadra inscitella Walker, 1863
Size
Wingspan: 20 mm (1).
Identification
Wings with an brassy tinge beneath. Forewings with very minute black speckles, and with brown dots, which are most distinct along the borders. Hindwings paler than the forewings.
Range
MPG has records from Louisiana and southwest Mississippi in our area (1). The Lepidopterists' Society also includes a record from southeast Texas (Jefferson County) in its 2013 season summary.
Season
Records from April to November (1).
Print References
Walker, F. 1863. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. 27: 519.