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Species Strobisia proserpinella - Hodges#2254

Shiny moth - Strobisia proserpinella Iridescent Strobisia Moth – 2254 – Left Lateral - Strobisia proserpinella Moth - Strobisia proserpinella Moth - Iridescent Strobisia Moth – 2254 - Dorsal - Strobisia proserpinella Tiny Moth - Strobisia proserpinella Strobisia proserpinella , on a muscadine vine - Strobisia proserpinella Twirler Moth - Strobisia proserpinella Black moth with metallic blue markings - Strobisia proserpinella
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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 Strobisia
Species proserpinella (Strobisia proserpinella - Hodges#2254)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Strobisia proserpinella Frey & Boll, 1878 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #420497.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the Roman goddess Proserpina.
BugGuide records from Missouri and Iowa, south to South Carolina and Texas.
Type location: Dallas, Texas (Boll).
The BIN at Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) (2) for this species may be BOLD:AAJ4626. The examples in that BIN are shown on the Strobisia iridipennella species page.
Print References
Frey H. & J. Boll, 1878. Tineen aus Texas. Entomologische Zeitung 39(7-9): 251. (1)
Walsingham, Lord, 1910. Tineina, Pterophorina, Orneodina, and Pyralidina and Hepialina (part). Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera.. 4: 80-81. (3)
Works Cited
1.Tineen aus Texas.
Heinrich Frey & Jacob Boll. 1878. Entomologische Zeitung 39(7-9): 249-279.
2.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
3.Tineina, Pterophorina, Orneodina, Pyralidina and Hepialina (part).
Lord Walsingham. 1915. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera 4: 1-482.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group