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Species Ithome aquila - Hodges#1642

Ithome aquila Ithome aquila
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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 Chrysopeleiinae
Genus Ithome
Species aquila (Ithome aquila - Hodges#1642)
Hodges Number
1642
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ithome aquila Hodges, 1978
Size
Forewing length: 3.1-3.5 mm (1).
Identification
Best separated from other Ithome spp. through dissection.
Range
South Florida (1).
Season
Records from November to April (1).
Food
"Larvae feed on flowers of Pithecellobium unguis-cati (L.) Bentham. (1)
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