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Species Dichomeris agonia - Hodges#2305

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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 Dichomeridinae
Genus Dichomeris
Species agonia (Dichomeris agonia - Hodges#2305)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichomeris agonia Hodges, 1986
Trichotaphe trinotella Busck, 1906
Explanation of Names
Dichomeris agonia Hodges, 1986 is a replacement name for Dichomeris trinotella (Busck, 1906), a junior second homonym of Dichomeris trinotella (Coquillett, 1883). (1)
TL: Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
See Also
Dichomeris juncidella has an outwardly curved pm. line and lacks orange scales on top of head.
Print References
Busck, 1906: 122. (2)
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico: Fascicle 7.1, Revision of North American Gelechiidae family and...
Hodges, R. W. 1986. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.New American Tineina
August Busck. 1906. The Canadian Entomologist, 38(4): 121-125.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems