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Species Aristotelia ivae - Hodges#1743

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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 Anomologinae
Genus Aristotelia
Species ivae (Aristotelia ivae - Hodges#1743)
Hodges Number
1743
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aristotelia ivae Busck, 1900 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #420657.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the host plant genus.
Size
Wingspan 11.2-11.8 mm. (1)
Range
Type locality: Palm Beach, Florida (Dr. Dyar). (1)
Food
Jesuit's bark (Iva frutescens). (1)
eastern Baccharis (Baccharis halimifolia). (2)
Rooseveltweed (Baccharis neglecta). (2)
Print References
Busck, A., 1900. New species of moths in the superfamily Tineina from Florida. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 23: 225. (1)
Works Cited
1.New species of moths in the superfamily Tineina from Florida.
August Busck. 1900. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 23: 225-254.
2.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
3.North American Moth Photographers Group