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Species Battaristis cyclella - Hodges#2226

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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 Anacampsinae
Tribe Anacampsini
Genus Battaristis
Species cyclella (Battaristis cyclella - Hodges#2226)
Hodges Number
2226
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Battaristis cyclella (Busck, 1903)
Anacampsis cyclella Busck, 1903 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #420467.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Greek κύκλος meaning "circle," for the "conspicuous dark circle" on the forewings. (1)
Size
Wingspan 14-14.5 mm. (1)
Identification
The original description is available online in PDF. (1)
Range
Utah, Arizona.
Holotype: USA: Arizona, Santa Rita Mountains, in June, E.A. Schwarz. (1)
Season
The adults are most common from June through September.
Print References
Busck, A., 1903. A revision of the American moths of the family Gelechiidae, with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 25: 848. (1)