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Species Ethmia mirusella - Hodges#1002

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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 Depressariidae
Subfamily Ethmiinae
Genus Ethmia
No Taxon (trifurcella group)
Species mirusella (Ethmia mirusella - Hodges#1002)
Hodges Number
1002
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
original combination Anesychia mirusella Chambers, 1874 (1)
Explanation of Names
mirusella is derived from Latin meaning Small Wonder
Size
forewing length 7.8 - 9.2 mm (1)
Range
Kansas, Oklahoma to central and western Texas (1)
See Also
resembles a faded E. albicostella (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A systematic monograph of New World ethmiid moths (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea).
Jerry A. Powell. 1973. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 120: 1-312.