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Species Mompha epilobiella - Hodges#1443.1

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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 epilobiella (Mompha epilobiella - Hodges#1443.1)
Hodges Number
1443.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mompha epilobiella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1776)
Phalaena (Tineae) epilobiella [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1776 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the host plant Epilobium hirsutum (=Epilobii hirfuti). (2), (1)
Print References
Denis, M. & I. Schiffermüller, 1775. Systematisches Verzeichniß der Schmetterlinge der Wienergegend: 141. (1)
Works Cited
1.Systematisches Verzeichniß der Schmetterlinge der Wienergegend.
Michael Denis & Ignaz Schiffermüller. 1775. Augustin Bernardi, Wien. pp.323.
2.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database