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Species Asaphocrita aphidiella - Hodges#1171

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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 Blastobasidae (Scavenger Moths)
Subfamily Blastobasinae (Scavenger Moths)
Tribe Holcocerini
Genus Asaphocrita
Species aphidiella (Asaphocrita aphidiella - Hodges#1171)
Hodges Number
1171
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Asaphocrita aphidiella (Walsingham, 1907) (1)
Holcocera aphidiella Walsingham, 1907 (2)
Blastobasis aphidiella Riley, 1886 (3)
Phylogenetic sequence #421733
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet refers to the hemipteran family Aphididae, although Walsingham laments that Riley gives no rationale, the use of the name "merely logonymic." (2), (3)
logonym: (zoology) the name of a species which became the type of a genus-group name by subsequent designation.
Numbers
The genus Asaphocrita includes more than nine species in America north of Mexico.
Size
Walsingham (1907) reported a wingspan of 17 mm. (2)
Identification
Specimens identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (4)
Food
Walsingham (1907) reported Riley reared the species from Phylloxera hickory galls. (2)
Print References
Riley C.V., 1886. Miscellaneous insects: the cottony cushion-scale (Icerya purchasi Maskell), order Hemiptera; family Coccidae. Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture: report of the entomologist, 1886: 485. (3)
Walsingham, T. de Grey. 1907. Descriptions of new North American tineid moths, with a generic table of the family Blastobasidae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 33: 205. (2)
Works Cited
1.An annotated list of North American Blastobasinae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Coleophoridae)
D. Adamski, R. W. Hodges. 1996. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 98: 708-740.
2.Descriptions of new North American tineid moths, with a generic table of the family Blastobasidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1907. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 33(1567): 197-228.
3.Miscellaneous insects: the cottony cushion-scale (Icerya purchasi Maskell), order Hemiptera; family Coccidae.
Charles Valentine Riley. 1886. Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture; report of the entomologist, 1886: 466-492.
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
5.North American Moth Photographers Group