Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12


Previous events


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Dichomeris ventrellus - Hodges#2287

2287  - Dichomeris ventrellus Dichomeris ventrella - Dichomeris ventrellus unknown moth - Dichomeris ventrellus Moth 033015 - Dichomeris ventrellus Dichomeris ventrella  - Dichomeris ventrellus unknown moth - Dichomeris ventrellus Pennsylvania Moth - Dichomeris ventrellus Dichomeris ventrellus
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Dichomeris
Species ventrellus (Dichomeris ventrellus - Hodges#2287)
Hodges Number
2287
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)
Range
Records from Maine to Florida, west to Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Wisconsin, and one record in southern Arizona. (2), (3), (4), (5), (6)
Holotype ♂ collected in New York. (7)
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