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Species Scardia anatomella - Hodges#0311

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
Subfamily Scardiinae
Genus Scardia
Species anatomella (Scardia anatomella - Hodges#0311)
Hodges Number
0311
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scardia anatomella (Grote (1), 1881)
Fernaldia anatomella Grote, 1881
Scardia fiskeella
Size
10 to 11 mm long. Wingspan to 26 mm.
Identification
Head: Brownish-yellow, darker at sides. Long haired (scaled). Palpi long, folded; dark brown, underside yellowish.
Antenna: Dark brown, over half as long as wing.
Thorax: Tufted. Brownish-yellow; darker on sides.
Wings: Wings wide and rounded at tip; dark brown with brownish-yellow lace-like marks. Costal edge has four to five double yellow marks. Inner edge entirely yellow, widening at mid wing and just before wing tip. Wing tip has irregular shaped yellow patch. Fringe short, checkered yellow and brown. Hindwings light purplish-gray, edges dotted.
Legs: All segments dark brown with yellowish tips.
Abdomen: Yellowish-gray.
Range
Eastern half of U.S., Ontario; along west coast from British Columbia to California.
Habitat
Forests.
Season
May to September.
Food
Debris, rotting wood, fungus, rotted animal and vegetation.
Life Cycle
Found boring round holes in a dead fallen pine tree.
Remarks
Types:
Holotype as Fernaldia anatomella by Grote, 1882. Locality: New York. Museum unknown.
Holotype as Scardia fiskeella Busck, 1908. #11339. Locality: North Carolina. In the United States National Museum, Smithsonian, Washington, D. C.
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1881. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 6(2): 274
Internet References

Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 1882-83, Vol. 10, pp. 171 to 172 by Walsingham.
Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 1882, Vol. 6, pp. 274 to 275 by Grote.
Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 1905, Vol. 31, pp. 23 to 24 by Dietz.
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 1907, Vol. 9, pp. 93 to 94 by Busck.