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Species Mompha passerella - Hodges#1450

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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 Momphidae (Momphid Moths)
Subfamily Momphinae
Genus Mompha
Species passerella (Mompha passerella - Hodges#1450)
Hodges Number
1450
Food
The larva is an internal feeder on Helianthemum (Cistaceae).
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