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Species Siskiwitia alticolans - Hodges#1587

Moth, dorsal, pose 1 - Siskiwitia alticolans - female Moth, dorsal, pose 2 - Siskiwitia alticolans - female Moth, dorsal, spread  - Siskiwitia alticolans - female Moth, dorsal, spread  - Siskiwitia alticolans - female Moth, dorsal genitalia - Siskiwitia alticolans - female Moth, dorsal genitalia - Siskiwitia alticolans - female Arizona Moth - Siskiwitia alticolans
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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 Cosmopterigidae (Cosmet Moths)
Subfamily Chrysopeleiinae
Genus Siskiwitia
Species alticolans (Siskiwitia alticolans - Hodges#1587)
Hodges Number
1587
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Siskiwitia alticolans Hodges, 1969 (1)
Identification
"Alticolans is unique among the Chrysopeleiinae in having the dark brown forewing overlaid with shining yellow to gold scales and in having a transverse white band at 2/3 the length."(2)
Range
Type locality: Bog Springs Campground, Madera Canyon, 5100', Santa Rita Mts., Santa Cruz Co., AZ
BugGuide data: Gila National Forest, Catron Co., NM
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Nearctic Walshiidae notes and new taxa (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea)
Hodges, R. W. 1969. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 18: 1-30.
2.The Moths of North America North of Mexico. Fascicle 6.1, Gelechioidea, Antequerinae, Cosmopteriginae, Chrysopeleiinae.
Hodges, R. W. 1978. London: E. W. Classey Ltd. and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, 166 pp.