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Species Chionodes aristella - Hodges#2062

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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 Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Genus Chionodes
No Taxon (lugubrella group)
No Taxon (tragicella complex)
Species aristella (Chionodes aristella - Hodges#2062)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chionodes aristella (Busck, 1903)
Gelechia aristella Busck, 1903
Wing length: 8-10.9mm (1)
See Busck, 1903: 866. (2)
AZ, CO. (1)
Type locality: Williams, AZ.
See Also
Aroga morenella has white pale stripes, not yellow.
Chionodes rogator Hodges, 1999 has yellowish brown ground color and dark stripe reduced.