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Species Amydria arizonella - Hodges#0328

Amydria arizonella Amydria arizonella Arizona Moth - Amydria arizonella
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Classification
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 Acrolophinae (Burrowing Webworm Moths)
Genus Amydria
Species arizonella (Amydria arizonella - Hodges#0328)
Hodges Number
0328
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Amydria arizonella Dietz, 1905
Phylogenetic sequence #300040.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the type locality.
Size
Forewing length 6-9 mm. (1)
Range
Possibly coast to coast.
Type location: Arizona (Phoenix, Huachuca). (2)
Habitat
Said to be the most common moth encountered in North American caves. (1)
Food
Powell & Opler found them swarming at compost piles. (1)
Print References
Dietz, W.G., 1905. Revision of the genera and species of the tineid subfamilies Amydriinae and Tineinae inhabiting North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 31: 6-7 (2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.Revision of the genera and species of the tineid subfamilies Amydriinae and Tineinae inhabiting North America
Wm. G. Dietz. 1905. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 31: 1-96.