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Species Dichomeris georgiella - Hodges#2277

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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 Dichomeris
Species georgiella (Dichomeris georgiella - Hodges#2277)
Hodges Number
2277
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichomeris georgiella (Walker, 1866)
Depressaria georgiella Walker, 1866
Trichotaphe georgiella
Range
Records from southeastern Canada and Maine, south to Florida, west to Texas, Oklahoma and Illinois. Colorado and Arizona in the west. (1), (2), (3)
Type locality: Georgia.
Season
Records of adults from March through October. (1)
Food
Larval hosts include scarlet oak (Quercus coccinea Münchh., Fagaceae) and northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.) (HOSTS).
Print References
Hodges, R.W. 1986. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 75; pl.1., figs. 37-40. (4)
Walker, F. 1866. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum 35 (Suppl. 5): 1827.