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Species Chionodes discoocellella - Eyeringed Chionodes Moth - Hodges#2072

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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Genus Chionodes
Species discoocellella (Eyeringed Chionodes Moth - Hodges#2072)
Hodges Number
2072
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chionodes discoocellella (Chambers, 1872)
Gelechia discoocellella Chambers, 1872
Identification
Adult: FW brown, tinged with roseate or purple, and faintly streaked with ocherous within the inner margin, and with a yellowish-white spot containing a black central dot at the end of the disc, a small black spot on the fold, and one about the middle of the wing, and with a few ocherous-yellow small spots around the apex between the nervules. (1)
Range
Recorded from Maine to South Dakota, Florida, Texas and Colorado (1)
See Also
Aroga epigaeella
Internet References
Wikipedia - brief description (1)