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Species Eidophasia vanella - Hodges#2365

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Plutellidae (Diamondback Moths)
Genus Eidophasia
Species vanella (Eidophasia vanella - Hodges#2365)
Hodges Number
2365
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eidophasia vanella (Walsingham, 1881)
Plutella vanella Walsingham, 1881
Explanation of Names
Eidophasia vanella (Walsingham, 1881) is placed in the genus Plutella by some authors. Placement in the genus Eidophasia folllows Søli et al. (2018).
Size
forewing length 7.5 - 8.5mm (1)
Range
Alberta south to California
Food
generalst feeders. Have been found on Vicia gigantea and Osmorhiza in California (1)
Print References
Søli, G., L. Aarvik, T. Magnussen , 2018. Plutella polaris Zeller, 1880 (Lepidoptera, Plutellidae) rediscovered at Svalbard, Norway, with comments on its taxonomic position. Nota Lepidopterologica, 41(1): 119-127.
Illustrated on Plate 11.13 in Moths of Western North America
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.