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Species Nemapogon tylodes - Hodges#0274

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
Subfamily Nemapogoninae
Genus Nemapogon
Species tylodes (Nemapogon tylodes - Hodges#0274)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tinea tylodes
Explanation of Names
Author: Meyrick 1919
5 to 6 mm long. Wingspan 14 mm.
Head: White, long haired (scaled). Palpi white, darker on underside of 2nd joint.
Antenna: Short, about ½ length of wing; light grey.
Thorax: White, side has gray to dark spot.
Wings: Long and narrow, shiny white with a few gray speckles; some parts with faint yellowish perpendicular lines. Inner margin intermittent dark, with large brown patch at center. Costa margin streaked dark from base to ¼. At mid wing, brown semi-circle. Another small brown patch at wing tip. Fringe mostly white, dark at patch on wing tip. Hindwings gray, fringe lighter.
Legs: Dark, feet stripe brown and white.
Abdomen: Grayish-white.
Reported throughout northern Canada; Northeast coast of U.S. and Washington state.
July and August.
Unknown. Specimens are from Toronto & Muskoka Lake (4 specimens).
Internet References

Exotic Microlepidoptera by Edward Meyrick, pg. 247.
Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, 1923, Memoir #68, pg. 129 by Forbes.