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Species Isophrictis rudbeckiella - Hodges#1700

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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 Anomologinae
Genus Isophrictis
Species rudbeckiella (Isophrictis rudbeckiella - Hodges#1700)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Isophrictis rudbeckiella Bottimer, 1926
"Both species have the harpe of the male genitalia divided, but in the new species [rudbeckiella] it is nearly twice as long as in similiella." - Bottimer (1926)
Type locality: Liberty, TX.
Print References
Bottimer, L.J. 1926. Notes on some Lepidoptera from eastern Texas. Journal of agricultural research. 33(9): 810.
Braun, A.F. 1921. Notes on microlepidoptera with descriptions of new species. Entomological news, and proceedings of the Entomological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 32: 8 (presumably I. rudbeckiella, see Bottimer, 1926).
Heinrich, C., 1921. Some Lepidoptera Likely to Be Confused with the Pink Bollworm. Journal of agricultural research, 20(11): 814, pl. 95, fig. A (gen. - ♂ ) - Per Bottimer (1926), the ♂ genitalia figured by Heinrich (1921) is of I. rudbeckiella.