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Species Doleromorpha porphyria - Hodges#0276

Tineid Moth - Doleromorpha porphyria Mystery black micro - Doleromorpha porphyria Moth IMG_0116 - Doleromorpha porphyria possibly Doleromorpha porphyria ? - Doleromorpha porphyria Doleromorpha porphyria Doleromorpha porphyria small red-headed moth - Doleromorpha porphyria doleromorpha porphyria? - Doleromorpha porphyria
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
No Taxon (Tineoidea incertae sedis)
Family Undetermined-idae
Genus Doleromorpha
Species porphyria (Doleromorpha porphyria - Hodges#0276)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Doleromorpha porphyria Braun, 1930; Trans. Am. ent. Soc. 56: 16
* phylogenetic sequence #008325
wingspan 7.0-8.5 mm (Braun, 1930)
Adults - head rusty ocherous, antenna black; forewings purple brown; hindwings pale golden brown, lusterous, darker and grey tinged in females; legs pale golden fuscous (Braun, 1930)
Adults can be found at forest edges in early morning (Braun, 1930)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page