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Species Filatima pseudacaciella - Dusky-backed Filatima - Hodges#2169

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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Genus Filatima
Species pseudacaciella (Dusky-backed Filatima - Hodges#2169)
Hodges Number
2169
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Filatima pseudacaciella (Chambers, 1872) (1)
Gelechia pseudacaciella Chambers, 1872
Phylogenetic sequence # 067000
Identification
Adult specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)

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Food
Robinia Black Locust (Terry Harrison)
Life Cycle
Life Cycle Images:
larva on Black Locust; adult
Print References
Busck, A.,1939. Restriction of the genus Gelechia (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), with descriptions of new genera. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 86: 575. (1)