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Species Ptycerata busckella - Hodges#2044

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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 Anomologinae
Genus Ptycerata
Species busckella (Ptycerata busckella - Hodges#2044)
Hodges Number
2044
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ptycerata busckella Ely, 1910
Scrobipalpopsis busckella
Identification
From the original description of Ptycerata, of which P. busckella is the type species: "Palpi with second joint with Yposolophus-like brush, rough above."
Print References
Ely, C.R., 1910. New Species of North American Microlepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 12(2): 69
Hodges, R.W. & Becker, V.O., 1990. Nomenclature of Some Neotropical Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 92(1): 82
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