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Species Chionodes hibiscella - Hodges#2084

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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 Gelechiini
Genus Chionodes
No Taxon (lugubrella group)
No Taxon (hibiscella complex)
Species hibiscella (Chionodes hibiscella - Hodges#2084)
Hodges Number
2084
Explanation of Names
Author: Busck, 1903
Food
Larvae feed on Hibiscus. (1)
See Also
The other members of this species complex and also Chionodes ochreostrigella and rhombus.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Biology Of Chionodes hibiscella (Busck) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), With Descriptions Of The Immature Stages
Jennifer L Apple and David Adamski. 2006. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 108, 575 - 582.