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Species Numata bipunctella - Hodges#1765

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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 Numata
Species bipunctella (Numata bipunctella - Hodges#1765)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Numata bipunctella Busck, 1906
Wingspan: ♂ - 9 mm.; ♀ - 11 mm. (Busck, 1906)
"Antennae yellowish fuscous. Labial palpi straw yellow, second joint blackish on the exterior side. Face, head, and thorax light straw-yellow. Forewings whitish straw-yellow, slightly darker toward apex, sparsely sprinkled with dark brown atoms and with two conspicuous black dots, one on the middle of the cell and the other at the end of the cell. Abdomen and legs whitish, tarsal joints smoky." (Busck, 1906)
Type Locality: Brownsville, Texas
Print References
Busck, A., 1906. Tineid moths from southern Texas, with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 30 (1465): 724.