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Species Friseria caieta - Hodges#1915

Moth - Friseria caieta Arizona Moth  - Friseria caieta Arizona Moth  - Friseria caieta Argyrolacia bifida? - Friseria caieta Argyrolacia bifida? - Friseria caieta Gelechiid - Friseria caieta Gelechiid - Friseria caieta
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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Genus Friseria
Species caieta (Friseria caieta - Hodges#1915)
Hodges Number
1915
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Friseria caieta Hodges, 1966 (1)
Identification
"F. caieta can be quickly separated from the other species of Friseria by the presence of white scales over most of the forewings and head" (1).
Range
Known from southeastern Arizona and West Texas (1).
Season
Records from May to October (1).
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