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Species Glyphidocera dimorphella - Hodges#1143

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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 Autostichidae
Subfamily Glyphidocerinae
Genus Glyphidocera
Species dimorphella (Glyphidocera dimorphella - Hodges#1143)
Hodges Number
1143
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glyphidocera dimorphella Busck, 1907
Identification
From Busck’s description: “Forewings light straw-yellow, sparsely sprinkled with dark brown atoms, with a blackish brown round dot on the middle of the cell, another similar dot at the end of the cell and a more or less complete series of blackish brown dots along terminal edge of the wing… Hind wings light straw colored.”
Range
Type locality: Plummers Island, MD
Print References
Busck, 1907: 136 (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.New genera and species of American Microlepidoptera
August Busck. 1907. Journal of The New York Entomological Society 15: 134--140.