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Species Dichomeris simpliciella - Hodges#2303

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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 simpliciella (Dichomeris simpliciella - Hodges#2303)
Hodges Number
2303
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichomeris simpliciella (Busck, 1904) (1)
Trichotaphe simpliciella Busck, 1904 (2)
Numbers
Dichomeris has more than 74 species in America north of Mexico. (3)
Size
Wingspan averages 18 mm. (2)
Identification
The original description as Trichotaphe simpliciella Busck, is available online in the print references below or PDF. (2)
Range
Southern California to Texas and Oklahoma. (4), (5), (6), (7)
Print References
Busck, A. 1904. Tineid moths from British Columbia, with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 27: 761. (2)
Hodges, R.W. 1986. The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 7.1, p.105, pl.3.7-9. (1)
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