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Species Monochroa angustipennella - Hodges#1707

6011530 moth - Monochroa angustipennella Small moth on the bluff above the river - Monochroa angustipennella Gelechiid? - Monochroa angustipennella Monochroa angustipennella? - Monochroa angustipennella Monochroa angustipennella Micro Moth - Monochroa angustipennella Monochroa angustipennella Monochroa angustipennella - male
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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 Monochroa
Species angustipennella (Monochroa angustipennella - Hodges#1707)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gelechia angustipennella Clemens, 1863
Aristotelia kearfottella Busck, 1903 (1)
Explanation of Names
Author is Clemens, 1863.
See Clemens, 1863: 119 & Busck, 1903: 803 (1)
Print References
Clemens, B. 1863 American Micro-Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia. 2: 119
Forbes, 1923: 297. (2)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the American moths of the family Gelechiidae, with descriptions of new species
August Busck. 1903. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 25: 767-938.
2.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems