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Species Monochroa robusta - Hodges#1760

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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Anomologinae
Genus Monochroa
Species robusta (Monochroa robusta - Hodges#1760)
Hodges Number
1760
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Monochroa robusta (Braun, 1921)
Aristotelia robusta Braun, 1921
Identification
"Palpus blackish, apical half of third segment, and sometimes extreme apex of second, white, extreme apex of third sometimes black. Base of antennae fuscous, annulate with white, apex blackish, with apical segment, and fifth and tenth segments from apex, white." (1)
Range
Type locality: Cincinnati, OH.
Food
Scirpus atrovirens, Green Bulrush.
Print References
Braun, 1923: 32: 8. (2)
Forbes, 1923: 297. (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
2.Notes on Microlepidoptera with descriptions of new species
Braun, A.F. 1923. Entomological news, 32: 8-18.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group