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Species Helcystogramma melanocarpa - Hodges#2269

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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 Helcystogramma
Species melanocarpa (Helcystogramma melanocarpa - Hodges#2269)
Hodges Number
2269
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Helcystogramma melanocarpa (Meyrick, 1929)
Brachmia melanocarpa Meyrick, 1929 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 069675
Identification
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
Range
Eastern United States and southeastern Canada including New Brunswick. (3), (4), (5), (6)
Holotype ♂, Forestburg, Texas, "August". (1)
Season
The main flight period is March to August. (4)
Print References
Meyrick, E., 1929. Exotic Microlepidoptera. E.W. Classey Ltd., 3: 527 (1)
Hodges, R.W., 1986. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p.130; pl.3.34. (7)
Works Cited
1.Exotic Microlepidoptera, volumes 1-5, 1912-1937. (1969 reprint)
J. F. Gates Clarke, Edward Meyrick, T. B. Bainbrigge-Fletcher, J. T. Janse. 1969. E. W. Classey Ltd.
2.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
3.South Carolina Moth Species
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.Oklahoma moth species list by county (PDF)
6.Assessment of species diversity in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone
McAlpine D.F., Smith I.M. (eds.). 2010. Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press). 785 pp.
7.The Moths of America North of Mexico: Fascicle 7.1, Revision of North American Gelechiidae family and...
Hodges, R. W. 1986. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.