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Species Argyresthia quadristrigella - Hodges#2475

2475  - Argyresthia quadristrigella Argyresthia quadristrigella Argyresthia - Argyresthia quadristrigella Argyresthia quadristrigella – - Argyresthia quadristrigella
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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 Argyresthiidae (Shiny Head-Standing Moths)
Genus Argyresthia
Species quadristrigella (Argyresthia quadristrigella - Hodges#2475)
Hodges Number
2475
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Argyresthia quadristrigella Zeller, 1873
* phylogenetic sequence #077125
Explanation of Names
Quadristrigella is Latin meaning "four streaked".
Size
Wingspan 10 mm. (1)
Range
Range not well known. Records from Texas, Oklahoma, Ohio, and Maine. (1), (2)
Food
Busck's specimens were obtained by beating eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana, Cupressaceae) and he speculates that it is the larval host plant. (1)
Print References
Busck, A. 1907. Revision of the American moths of the genus Argyresthia. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 32: 9 (1)
Zeller, P.C. 1872. Beiträge zur Kentniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter besonders der Microlepidopteren. p.104
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Revision of the American moths of the genus Argyresthia.
August Busck. 1907. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 32: 5-24, pl.4-5.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group