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Species Ypsolopha unicipunctella - Hodges#2397

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Ypsolophidae
Genus Ypsolopha
Species unicipunctella (Ypsolopha unicipunctella - Hodges#2397)
Hodges Number
2397
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ypsolopha unicipunctella (Busck, 1903)
Cerostoma unicipunctella Busck, 1903
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet unicipunctella is Latin meaning "one spot."
Numbers
34 spp. in genus north of Mexico per Hodges et al. (1983) (1)
Size
Wingspan about 17-23 mm. (2), (3)
Print References
Busck, A. 1903. Notes on the Cerostoma group of Yponomeutidae, with descriptions of new North American species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 11(1): 48 (3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Notes on the Cerostoma group of Yponomeutidae, with descriptions of new North American species
August Busck. 1903. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 11: 45-59.