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Species Perimede ricina - Hodges#1631

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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 Perimede
Species ricina (Perimede ricina - Hodges#1631)
Hodges Number
1631
Identification
Genitalia:

Season
Adults have been recorded on Block Island, RI from mid-June to early October. The length of this flight period suggests the species is multivoltine, but abundance values have a broad, unimodal seasonal distribution.(1)
Print References
Hodges, R. W., 1962. The genus Perimede Chambers in North America North of Mexico (Lepidoptera: Walshiidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 64 (3): 150 (original description) (2)
Hodges, R. W., 1969. Nearctic Walshiidae notes and new taxa (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea). 11-14 (3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Block Island Moths
2.The genus Perimede Chambers in North America North of Mexico (Lepidoptera: Walshiidae)
Hodges, R. W. 1962. Entomological Society of Washington.
3.Nearctic Walshiidae notes and new taxa (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea)
Hodges, R. W. 1969. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 18: 1-30.