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Species Menesta tortriciformella - Hodges#1030

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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 Depressariidae
Subfamily Stenomatinae
Genus Menesta
Species tortriciformella (Menesta tortriciformella - Hodges#1030)
Hodges Number
1030
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
syn. Menesta liturella (Walker, 1864)
syn. Menesta coryliella (Chambers, 1875)
syn. Strobisia albaciliaeella (Chambers, 1878)
Size
9-10mm
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - Images of pinned adults