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Species Dichomeris ventrellus - Hodges#2287

Dichomeris ventrella - Dichomeris ventrellus Hodges #2287 – Dichomeris ventrella ? - Dichomeris ventrellus Brown moth with 6 black/white spots - Dichomeris ventrellus Dichomeris ventrella  - Dichomeris ventrellus Dichomeris ventrella  - Dichomeris ventrellus Pennsylvania Moth - Dichomeris ventrellus Dichomeris ventrellus Dichomeris ventrellus - male
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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 ventrellus (Dichomeris ventrellus - Hodges#2287)
Hodges Number
Explanation of Names
Dichomeris ventrellus (Fitch, 1854)
Chaetochilus ventrellus Fitch, 1854
Ypsolophus unicipunctellus Clemens, 1863 (1)
Ypsolophus querciella Chambers, 1872 (1)
Ypsolophus roseocostellus Walsingham, 1882 (1)
Nothris trinotella Coquillett, 1883 (1)
Detailed description can be found in MONA Fascicle 7-1 at link in citations below. (2)
Records from Maine to Florida, west to Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Wisconsin, and one record in southern Arizona. (3), (4), (5), (6), (7)
Holotype ♂ collected in New York. (8)
Print References
Fitch, 1854; Transactions of the N.Y. State Agricultural Society. 13: 234
Hodges, R.W. 1986. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.1, p.74; pl.1.31-36