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Species Dichomeris punctidiscellus - Spotted Dichomeris - Hodges#2283

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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 Dichomeridinae
Genus Dichomeris
Species punctidiscellus (Spotted Dichomeris - Hodges#2283)
Hodges Number
2283
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichomeris punctidiscellus (Clemens, 1863)
Ypsolophus punctidiscellus Clemens, 1863 (1)
* phylogenetic sequence #070150
Size
Wingspan about 18 mm (Forbes, 1920),
Total length 7-9 mm. (2)
Identification
Range
Eastern half of the United States. (3), (4)
Print References
Beadle, D. & S. Leckie 2012. Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America. Houghton Mifflin. p.66-67 (preview) (2)
Clemens, B. 1863. American Micro-Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 2: 123
Hodges, R.W. 1986. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.1, p.54; pl.1.17-20
Stainton, H.T. (ed.) 1872. The Tineina of North America, by (the late) Dr. Brackenridge Clemens. Collected Writings on Tineina: p.228 (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Tineina of North America, by (the late) Dr. Brackenridge Clemens.
Henry Tibbats Stainton (editor). 1872. Collected Writings on Tineina.
2.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.A List of the Lepidoptera of Maine. Part 2, The Microlepidoptera. Section 1 & 2
Auburn E. Brower. 1984. Maine Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 114: 1-70.