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Species Mea bipunctella - Two-spotted Mea - Hodges#0305

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
No Taxon (Tineidae "Clade A" Regier et al., 2014)
Genus Mea
Species bipunctella (Two-spotted Mea - Hodges#0305)
Hodges Number
0305
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mea bipunctella (Dietz, 1905) (1)
Progona bipunctella Dietz, 1905 (2)
* phylogenetic sequence #009125
Explanation of Names
Specific name bipunctella is Latin meaning "two-spotted."
Size
Wingspan about 9 mm. (2)
Identification
Adult - see Dietz' original description in Print References. (2)
Range
Records from southern Illinois, Ohio, Maryland and throughout the southeast United States. (3), (4), (5)
Type locality: Hastings, St. Johns County, Florida.
Print References
Dietz, Wm.G. 1905 Revision of the genera and species of the Tineid subfamilies Amydriinae and Tineinae inhabiting North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 31: 77 (2)
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.Revision of the genera and species of the tineid subfamilies Amydriinae and Tineinae inhabiting North America
Wm. G. Dietz. 1905. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 31: 1-96.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
5.Lepidoptera of the Archbold Biological Station, Highlands County, Florida
Marc C. Minno. 1992. Florida Entomologist 75: 297-329.