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Species Telphusa nigrimaculata - Hodges#1858.1

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 Litini
Genus Telphusa
Species nigrimaculata (Telphusa nigrimaculata - Hodges#1858.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Telphusa nigrimaculata Braun, 1923
TL: Puerto Escondido, Baja California Sur
Recorded from CA
Listed as incertae sedis by Lee et al. (2009)
Print References
Braun, A.F., 1923. Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The tineid moths. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4: vol. 12(10): 118
Lee, S., R.W. Hodges, & R.L. Brown, 2009. Checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) in America North of Mexico. Zootaxa, 2231: 1–39
Internet References