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Species Dichomeris aglaia - Hodges#2302.4

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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 Dichomeridinae
Genus Dichomeris
Species aglaia (Dichomeris aglaia - Hodges#2302.4)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichomeris aglaia Hodges, 1986
* phylogenetic sequence #071300
Explanation of Names
Specific name aglaia is Greek meaning "splendor, brilliant, shining one."
Southeastern United States. (1), (2), (3)
Type locality: Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, Florida.
Larval host is dogfennel (Eupatorium capillifolium, Asteraceae).
Print References
Brown, J.W, D. Adamski, R.W. Hodges & S.M. Bahr, II 2004. Catalog of the type specimens of Gelechioidea (Lepidoptera) in the collection of the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Zootaxa 510: 10 (PDF) (2)
Hodges, R.W. 1986. Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 7.1: p.85, pl.2.14-15 (4)