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Species Pigritia murtfeldtella - Hodges#1246

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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 Blastobasidae (Scavenger Moths)
Subfamily Blastobasinae (Scavenger Moths)
Tribe Blastobasini
Genus Pigritia
Species murtfeldtella (Pigritia murtfeldtella - Hodges#1246)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pigritia murtfeldtella (Chambers, 1874)
Dryope murtfeldtella Chambers, 1874
Dryope luteopulvella Chambers, 1875
Pigritia spoliatella Dietz, 1900
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Mary E. Murtfeldt (1848-1913).
From Kentucky and Pennsylvania South along the coast to Florida and West as far as South Dakota and Texas. Also in California.
Print References
Chambers, V.C., 1874. Micro-lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 6(3): 50.