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Species Dichomeris fistuca - Hodges#2295.1

Dichomeris moth - Dichomeris fistuca Dichomeris moth - Dichomeris fistuca Dichomeris fistuca
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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 Dichomeridinae
Genus Dichomeris
Species fistuca (Dichomeris fistuca - Hodges#2295.1)
Hodges Number
2295.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichomeris fistuca Hodges, 1986
Phylogenetic sequence #420530
Explanation of Names
Specific name fistuca is Latin meaning "piledriver."
Range
Records from the southeastern United States and Minnesota. (1), (2)
Holotype ♂ collected Wedge Plantation, McClellanville, South Carolina (27 April 1981). (3)
Print References
Brown, J.W, D. Adamski, R.W. Hodges & S.M. Bahr, II 2004. Catalog of the type specimens of Gelechioidea (Lepidoptera) in the collection of the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Zootaxa 510: 57 (PDF) (3)
Hodges, R.W. 1986. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.1: p.68, pl.1.25 (4)
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