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Species Coleotechnites quercivorella - Hodges#1828

1828  - Coleotechnites quercivorella moth - Coleotechnites quercivorella twirler moth - Coleotechnites quercivorella Coleotechnites - Coleotechnites quercivorella Coleotechnites Flower  Moth, 1809 - Coleotechnites quercivorella moth0408152 - Coleotechnites quercivorella Pennsylvania Moth  - Coleotechnites quercivorella Coleotechnites quercivorella
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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 Gelechiinae
Tribe Litini
Genus Coleotechnites
Species quercivorella (Coleotechnites quercivorella - Hodges#1828)
Hodges Number
1828
Explanation of Names
Apparently Latin for "little oak eater", from quercus (oak), vorare (eat), and a diminutive suffix.
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See Also
Compare with Coleotechnites florae.
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