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Species Morophagoides burkerella - Hodges#0314

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
Subfamily Scardiinae
Genus Morophagoides
Species burkerella (Morophagoides burkerella - Hodges#0314)
Hodges Number
0314
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Busck, 1903
Size
wingspan: 19-28mm(1)
Identification
Morophagoides burkerella is characterized as "the larger and commoner of the two Nearctic Morophagoides species"(1)
Range
CA, UT, WA, BC Canada, plus--perhaps questionably--PA(1)
See Also
M. berkeleyella
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Fungus moths: a review of the Scardiinae (Lepidoptera: Tineidae).
Robinson, G. S. 1986. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Entomology).