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Species Obithome punctiferella - Hodges#1645

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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 Cosmopterigidae (Cosmet Moths)
Subfamily Chrysopeleiinae
Genus Obithome
Species punctiferella (Obithome punctiferella - Hodges#1645)
Hodges Number
1645
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Obithome punctiferella (Busck, 1906)
Orig. Comb: Mompha punctiferella Busck 1906 (1)
Numbers
Monotypic genus (2)
Identification

Det. Ed Knudson, 2009
Range
s. to c. TX (3), (1)
Food
One captured larva was feeding on Acacia constricta (Huisache). A. Hendrickson
Remarks
Type Locality: Victoria, Texas. (1)
Print References
Busck, A., 1906. Tineid moths from southern Texas, with description of new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 30(1465): 371. (1)
Hodges, R.W., 1978. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.1. E. W. Classey Ltd. and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 138; pl. 5, fig. 59. (4)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Tineid moths from southern Texas, with descriptions of new species
August Busck. 1906. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 30: 721-736.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.Moths of Brackenridge Field Laboratory University of Texas at Austin
4.The Moths of North America North of Mexico. Fascicle 6.1, Gelechioidea, Antequerinae, Cosmopteriginae, Chrysopeleiinae.
Hodges, R. W. 1978. London: E. W. Classey Ltd. and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, 166 pp.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group