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Species Chionodes trichostola - Hodges#2120

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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 Gelechiini
Genus Chionodes
No Taxon (obscurusella group)
No Taxon (trichostola complex)
Species trichostola (Chionodes trichostola - Hodges#2120)
Hodges Number
2120
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chionodes trichostola (Meyrick, 1923)
Gelechia trichostola Meyrick, 1923
Size
FW 6-8 mm (1)
Male WS: 19 mm, Female WS: 16mm (2)
Identification
See Meyrick (1923) (2)
Range
BC to southern CA east to UT, CO and central TX (1)
Remarks
Hodge (1999) places this species in the trichostola complex with C. parens and C. sevir. (3)(4)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.Exotic Microlepidoptera, volumes 1-5, 1912-1937. (1969 reprint)
J. F. Gates Clarke, Edward Meyrick, T. B. Bainbrigge-Fletcher, J. T. Janse. 1969. E. W. Classey Ltd.
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 7.6. Gelechioidea, Gelechiidae, Gelechiinae (part: Chionodes)
Ronald W. Hodges. 1999. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
4.Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G.R., Patterson, B., & Pelham, J.P. 2016. ResearchGate.net.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems