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Species Sophronia roseicrinella - Hodges#2214

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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 Sophronia
Species roseicrinella (Sophronia roseicrinella - Hodges#2214)
Hodges Number
2214
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sophronia roseicrinella -– Busck, 1909
Numbers
There are 4 species of Sophronia in North America North of Mexico.
Size
WS 15mm
Identification
The white face, second joint of palpi rosy white, well developed dusky brush of the labial palpi, forewings with the rosy-white ground color strongly overlaid with brown and fuscous scales, especially on dorsal half and towards apex, and small black round dot before the sharp-pointed apex of the wings seem to be the most visually recognizable clues. See (1) .
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