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Species Argyresthia subreticulata - Speckled Argyresthia - Hodges#2479

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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 subreticulata (Speckled Argyresthia - Hodges#2479)
Hodges Number
2479
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Argyresthia subreticulata Walsingham, 1882
* phylogenetic sequence #077225
Size
Wingspan 9 mm. (1)
Range
At least Texas to Florida, north to New England, west to Minnesota. (2)
Food
Forbes reported the larvae on red maple (Acer rubrum, Aceraceae). (3)
Print References
Busck, A. 1907. Revision of the American moths of the genus Argyresthia. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 32: 16 (1)
Forbes, W.T.M. 1923. The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States. Cornell University Memoir 68: 347 (3)
Walsingham, Lord 1882. Notes on Tineidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomologocal Society 10: 173
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
3.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.