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Species Thiotricha sciurella - Hodges#2260.1

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 Thiotrichinae
Genus Thiotricha
Species sciurella (Thiotricha sciurella - Hodges#2260.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Thiotricha sciurella (Walsingham, 1897)
Polyhymno sciurella Walsingham, 1897
Thiotricha argoxantha Meyrick, 1914
Explanation of Names
Thiotricha sciurella (Walsingham, 1897) is now recognized within the North American fauna by Lee & Landry (in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023). First reported by Hayden (2016) from Florida as a Thiotricha sp..
USA: Florida Keys.
Type locality: "West Indies - St. Thomas".
Print References
Hayden, J.E., 2016. Thiotricha sp., a gelechiid moth, a new State Record. Tri-ology, 55(2): 8, 16.
Walsingham, T. de G., 1897. Revision of the West-Indian Micro-Lepidoptera with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1897: 78.