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Species Deltophora glandiferella - Hodges#1927

Deltophora glandiferella - Hodges #1927? - Deltophora glandiferella 1927 - Deltophora glandiferella No. 308 Deltophora glandiferella? - Deltophora glandiferella Twirler moth - Deltophora glandiferella Twirler moth - Deltophora glandiferella Please help us to identify this moth. - Deltophora glandiferella Moth - Deltophora glandiferella Moth - Deltophora glandiferella
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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 Anomologinae
Genus Deltophora
Species glandiferella (Deltophora glandiferella - Hodges#1927)
Hodges Number
1927
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Deltophora glandiferella (Zeller, 1873) (1)
Gelechia (Anacampsis) glandiferella Zeller, 1873 (2)
Telphusa glandiferella (3)
Phylogenetic sequence #420680.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet may be from Latin meaning "bearing acorns."
Numbers
Three spp. in genus north of Mexico (4)
Size
Forewing length 5-7 mm. (1)
Identification
Species page created based on this image determined by Ed Knudson, Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston:
Range
Texas; Mexico (Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas). (1)
Zeller's specimens: Texas (Boll, Belfrage). (2)
Print References
Zeller, P.C., 1873. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 23: 275. (2)
Works Cited
1.A taxonomic revision of the genus Deltophora Janse, 1950 (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae).
Sattler, K. 1979. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology Series 38(6): 263-322.
2.Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren, vol. 2.
Philipp Christoph Zeller. 1873. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 23: 201-334.
3.A revision of the American moths of the family Gelechiidae, with descriptions of new species
August Busck. 1903. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 25: 767-938.
4.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems