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Species Holcocera villella - Hodges#1206.1

Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Blastobasidae (Scavenger Moths)
Subfamily Blastobasinae (Scavenger Moths)
Tribe Holcocerini
Genus Holcocera
Species villella (Holcocera villella - Hodges#1206.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Holcocera villella (Busck, 1900)
Triclonella villella Busck, 1900
Holcocera augusti Heinrich, 1920; syn. Lee & Brown, 1996 716
WS: 17-19 mm (Heinrich 1920), 15 mm (Busck 1900)
See Busck 1900 in Print References.
See Also
Holcocera immaculella probably cannot be separated with photos.
Print References
Busck, A. 1900. New American Tineina. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 8: 238
Heinrich, C. 1920. On some forest Lepidoptera with descriptions of new species, larvae, and pupae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 57: 70.