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Species Dichomeris aleatrix - Buffy Dichomeris Moth - Hodges#2291.1

black and cream Dichomeris - Dichomeris aleatrix  Hodges#2291.1 - Dichomeris aleatrix  Hodges#2291.1 - Dichomeris aleatrix Hodges#2291.1 - Dichomeris aleatrix Dichomeris aleatrix Buffy Dichomeris Moth - Hodges#2291.1 - Dichomeris aleatrix
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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 aleatrix (Buffy Dichomeris Moth - Hodges#2291.1)
Hodges Number
2291.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichomeris aleatrix Hodges, 1986
* phylogenetic sequence #070475
Size
~9mm TL
Range
Records from southern Ontario south to Tennessee, north to Illinois. (1)
Type locality: Putnam County, Illinois. (2)
Food
Larval hosts include hairy sunflower (Helianthus hirsutus Raf., Asteraceae), stiff sunflower (Helianthus pauciflorus Nutt.) and goldenrod (Solidago, Asteraceae). (3)
See Also
Dichomeris aleatrix     Dichomeris inserrata   Dichomeris fistuca
Print References
Brown, J.W, D. Adamski, R.W. Hodges & S.M. Bahr, II 2004. Catalog of the type specimens of Gelechioidea (Lepidoptera) in the collection of the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Zootaxa 510: 11 (PDF) (2)
Hodges, R. W., 1986. MONA Fascicle 7.1: 91, pl.2.27 (4)