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Species Cosmopterix dapifera - Hodges#1479

Moth #3 - Cosmopterix dapifera Moth #3 - Cosmopterix dapifera
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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 Cosmopterigidae (Cosmet Moths)
Subfamily Cosmopteriginae
Genus Cosmopterix
Species dapifera (Cosmopterix dapifera - Hodges#1479)
Hodges Number
1479
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cosmopterix dapifera Hodges, 1962
Size
3.6-3.8 mm (1).
Identification
See description and figures here.
Range
From Tennessee and northwest Arkansas south to central Florida and south-central Arizona (Hodges, 1978 (2)) (1). Also occurs in North Carolina.
Season
July to September and January (1).
Works Cited
1.The genera Cosmopterix Hübner and Pebobs Hodges in the New World
Koster, J.C. . 2010. Zoologische Mededelingen 84: 251-575.
2.The Moths of North America North of Mexico. Fascicle 6.1, Gelechioidea, Antequerinae, Cosmopteriginae, Chrysopeleiinae.
Hodges, R. W. 1978. London: E. W. Classey Ltd. and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, 166 pp.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems