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Species Stathmopoda elyella - Hodges#1070

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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 Stathmopodidae
Genus Stathmopoda
Species elyella (Stathmopoda elyella - Hodges#1070 )
Hodges Number
1070
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stathmopoda elyella (Busck, 1909)
Erineda elyella Busck, 1909
* phylogenetic sequence #030775
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Charles R. Ely, who collected the first specimens. (1)
Size
Wingspan about 11 mm. (1)
See Also
In Florida, see Terry Harrison's remarks at Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Busck, A. 1909. Notes on microlepidoptera with descriptions of new North American species. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 11: 95 (1)
Needham, J.G. 1947. A moth larva that lives on fern spores (Lepidoptera: Heliodinidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 49(6): 165-166
Works Cited
1.Notes on microlepidoptera with descriptions of new North American species
August Busck. 1909. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 11: 87-103.