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Species Ypsolopha frustella - Hodges#2382

Ypsolophidae: Ypsolopha dentella? - Ypsolopha frustella Ypsolophidae: Ypsolopha dentella? - Ypsolopha frustella Ypsolophidae: Ypsolopha dentella - Ypsolopha frustella Ypsolophidae: Ypsolopha dentella - Ypsolopha frustella Ypsolophidae: Ypsolopha dentella - Ypsolopha frustella unknown moth - Ypsolopha dentiferella or Ypsolopha dentella? - Ypsolopha frustella unknown moth - Ypsolopha dentiferella or Ypsolopha dentella? - Ypsolopha frustella Ypsolopha frustella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Ypsolophidae
Genus Ypsolopha
Species frustella (Ypsolopha frustella - Hodges#2382)
Hodges Number
2382
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ypsolopha frustella (Walsingham, 1881)
Cerostoma frustella Walsingham, 1881
Remarks
Ypsolopha dentiferella was designated by Walsingham, 1881:107 as the type for the Ypsolopha dentiferella group which also includes frustella and canariella.
Per Powell & Opler (2009), Ypsolopha dentiferella, frustella and canariella may be conspecific.(1) BOLD mtDNA data seems to support that conjecture. As of 2016, the BIN group, BOLD:AAC0506, contains all three species with all three placed randomly in the TaxonID Tree.
See Also
Ypsolopha dentiferella - see "Remarks" above
Ypsolopha canariella - see "Remarks" above
Ypsolopha dentella forewing mostly brown, with longitudinal yellow strip along lower third.
Print References
Powell & Opler, 2009: 107. (1)
Walsingham, T. 1881. On some North-American Tineidae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London: 309; pl. 35, fg. 11