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Species Epilechia catalinella - Hodges#2259

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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 Apatetrinae
Tribe Pexicopiini
Genus Epilechia
Species catalinella (Epilechia catalinella - Hodges#2259)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epilechia catalinella (Busck, 1907) (1)
Gelechia catalinella Busck, 1907 (2)
* phylogenetic sequence #069400
Explanation of Names
Specific name catalinella refers to the type location Catalina Springs.
Wingspan about 20 mm. (2)
Records from Arizona and west Texas. (3)
Type locality: "Catalina Springs", Arizona (August). (2)
Print References
Busck, A. 1907. New Genera and Species of American Microlepidoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 15: 136 (2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Restriction of the genus Gelechia (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), with descriptions of new genera
August Busck. 1939. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 86(3064): 563-593.
2.New genera and species of American Microlepidoptera
August Busck. 1907. Journal of The New York Entomological Society 15: 134--140.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group