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Species Antaeotricha albulella - Hodges#1024

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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 Depressariidae
Subfamily Stenomatinae
Genus Antaeotricha
Species albulella (Antaeotricha albulella - Hodges#1024)
Hodges Number
1024
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Antaeotricha albulella (Walker, 1864)
Cryptolechia albulella Walker, 1864
Antaeotricha vestalis (Zeller, 1873)
Cryptolechia vestalis Zeller, 1873
Explanation of Names
Becker (1981) synonymized Antaeotricha vestalis (Zeller, 1873) with Antaeotricha albulella (Walker, 1864).
Size
Wingspan ≈ 15 mm (1)
Identification
Adults are white with a minute, indistinct ochreous spot at the end of the disc. There are also some scattered dark brown scales. (1)
Range
Southeastern United States (1) (2)
Food
Oak (Quercus species).
Print References
Becker VO. (1981) Identities and provenance of the gelechioid moths originally described by Francis Walker from ‘unknown countries’. Systematic Entomology 6: 137–141. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.1981.tb00431.x
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults (2)
BOLD Systems - images of DNA supported specimens (3)
Wikipedia - brief description (1)