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Species Aristotelia lespedezae - Hodges#1744

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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 Aristotelia
Species lespedezae (Aristotelia lespedezae - Hodges#1744)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aristotelia lespedezae Braun, 1930 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #420658.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the host plant genus.
Wingspan 11-13 mm. (1)
Eastern United States.
Holotype male: Beaver Pond, Adams County, Ohio. (1)
hairy Lespedeza (Lespedeza hirta). (2), (1)
Print References
Braun, A.F., 1930. Notes and new species of microlepidoptera from the Mineral Springs Region of Adams County, Ohio. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 56(1): 2. (free access) (1)