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Species Ypsolopha electropa - Hodges#2378

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 electropa (Ypsolopha electropa - Hodges#2378)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ypsolopha electropa (Meyrick, 1914)
Cerostoma electropa Meyrick, 1914
F. 20 mm. (1)
"Head yellowish-white. Palpi white, second joint brownish-ochreous except anterior edge. Thorax violet-ochreous. Abdomen whitish, suffused with light grey posteriorly. Forewings elongate, rather narrow, costa gently arched, apex obtuse-pointed, termen very obliquely rounded; 7 and 8 short-stalked; violet- ochreous: cilia concolorous. Hind wings pale grey, becoming rather dark grey towards apex and upper part of termen; cilia whitish, with grey basal shade." (1)
Arizona (1)
Print References
Meyrick et al. 1914: 228 (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.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.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group