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Species Mompha albocapitella - Hodges#1448

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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 Momphidae (Momphid Moths)
Subfamily Momphinae
Genus Mompha
Species albocapitella (Mompha albocapitella - Hodges#1448)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mompha albocapitella (Chambers, 1875)
Laverna albocapitella Chambers, 1875
Laverna murtfeldtella Chambers, 1875
Laverna albocapitella Chambers, 1875
Laverna grissella Chambers, 1875
Laverna obscurusella Chambers, 1875
Laverna parvicristatella Chambers, 1875
Explanation of Names
Mompha albocapitella (Chambers, 1875), rev. stat., formally a synonym of murtfeldtella Chambers, 1875, was determined to have priority by Koster & Landry in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) (2023) (1).
Print References
Chambers, V.T., 1875. Teneina of the United States. Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science, 2(3): 237 (murtfeldtella).
Chambers, V.T., 1875. Tineina from Texas. The Canadian Entomologist, 7: 33 (albocapitella), 34 (parvicristatella), 53 (obscurusella).
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens
Works Cited
1.Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.). 2023. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.