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Species Gonioterma mistrella - Hodges#1032

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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 Stenomatinae
Genus Gonioterma
Species mistrella (Gonioterma mistrella - Hodges#1032)
Hodges Number
1032
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gonioterma mistrella (Busck, 1907)
Stenoma mistrella Busck, 1907
Numbers
There are two species of the genus Gonioterma in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan 20-23 mm. (2)
Pupa 7 mm (Miller, 1940)
Identification
Larva - Pink with dark dorsal stripe and chestnut head. See Miller (1940) in Print references.
Range
Records from much of the eastern half of the United States and southern Ontario. (1), (3), (4), (5), (6)
Type specimens collected in St. Louis, Missouri (September).
Food
Grasses (Miller, 1940).
Print References
Busck, A. 1907. New American Tineina. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 8: 93 (2)
Miller, H.D. Oliver 1940. Observations on Stenoma mistrella Busck (Stenomidae, Lepidoptera). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 13(1): 1-3