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Species Niditinea sabroskyi - Hodges#0412.1

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
Subfamily Tineinae
Genus Niditinea
Species sabroskyi (Niditinea sabroskyi - Hodges#0412.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Niditinea sabroskyi Metz, Davis & Davis, 2018
3 species are known in NA but DNA barcoding supports the existence of at least one additional species.

Throughout eastern North America
Larval habitat is primarily bird nests.
This species appears to correspond to BOLD:AAC0184.
See Also
Niditinea orleansella & Niditinea fuscella tend to be darker with less reddish-orange and smaller less distinct forewing spots. Dissection required for positive identification.
Print References
Metz, M.A., D.R. Davis & M.M. Davis, 2018. A New Species of Niditinea (Tineidae: Tineinae) with a Preference for Bird Nests, and the Known Larval Habitats of the Species in the United States. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 120(1): 153–166. (abstract & access)
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