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Species Aroga compositella - Six-spotted Aroga - Hodges#2187

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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 Gelechiini
Genus Aroga
Species compositella (Six-spotted Aroga - Hodges#2187)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aroga compositella (Walker 1864)
Oecophora compositella Walker, 1864
Gelechia coloradensis Busck, 1903
G. speculifera Meyrick, 1931
Phylogenetic sequence # 067475
Print References
Busck, A., 1903. A revision of the American moths of the family Gelechiidae, with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 25: 857. (1)