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Species Chionodes braunella - Hodges#2065

Silverado Moth #8 - Chionodes braunella Chionodes braunella
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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 Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Genus Chionodes
Species braunella (Chionodes braunella - Hodges#2065)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chionodes braunella (Keifer, 1931)
Gelechia braunella Keifer, 1931
FW: 6-10 mm (1)
AB and BC to CO, AZ, and CA (1)
"Hodges regarded a population in southern Ontario as conspecific." (1)
Host plant: legumes (1)
Print References
Hodges, R. W., 1999. Moths of America North of Mexico. 7.6: 225; pl. 4.91-93, 5.3. (2)
Keifer, 1931. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist. 8: 67
Powell & Opler, 2009:96; pl. 9.27m (1)