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Species Homaledra species-two - Homaledra sp. 2 - Hodges#1422.1

Larva - Homaledra species-two Palm Leaf Skeletonizer - Homaledra species-two Unknown Moth. - Homaledra species-two Homaledra sabalella - Homaledra species-two moth - Homaledra species-two Homaledra species-two Homaledra species-two
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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 Batrachedridae
Genus Homaledra
Species species-two (Homaledra sp. 2 - Hodges#1422.1)
Hodges Number
1422.1
Remarks
"... we have not one but two undescribed species in Florida that are serious pests of palms, in addition to H. sabalella... Homaledra sp. 2 has white forewing veins, especially the radials. It doesn’t have scattered black scales, but the terminal spots are a bit more pronounced on average. The wings are narrower, and the antennae are longer than the wings." - James Hayden (pers. comm., 2/4/2018)

This appears to be represented at BOLD by BIN BOLD:ACJ4987.