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Species Mompha brevivittella - Hodges#1430

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Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Momphidae (Momphid Moths)
Subfamily Momphinae
Genus Mompha
Species brevivittella (Mompha brevivittella - Hodges#1430)
Hodges Number
1430
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mompha brevivittella (Clemens, 1864)
Wilsonia brevivittella Clemens, 1864
Explanation of Names
Author: Clemens, 1864
Identification

Uncertain as to which individual(s) is/are brevivittella; looks like 2 species here
Print References
Clemens, B., 1864. North American Micro-Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 2(4): 429.