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Species Gonioterma crambitella - Hodges#1033

Grass Miner Moth - Gonioterma crambitella Gonioterma crambitella - Hodges#1033 ? - Gonioterma crambitella
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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 Depressariidae
Subfamily Stenomatinae
Genus Gonioterma
Species crambitella (Gonioterma crambitella - Hodges#1033)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gonioterma crambitella (Walsingham, 1889)
Stenoma crambitella Walsingham, 1889
There are two species of the genus Gonioterma in America north of Mexico. (1)
Forewing length about 10 mm. (2)
Duckworth (1966) original description is available in the print references.
White forewing with apex being fairly acute. (2)
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the range to include Arizona to Texas. (2)
Arkansas (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
The main flight period is April to August. (1)
The larval host is unknown. (2)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (1)
Print References
Duckworth, W.D. 1966. North American Stenomidae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea). Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 116: 45.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, pl. 4, fig. 43; p. 65.(2)
Walsingham, L. 1889. Steps towards a revision of Chambers' Index, with notes and descriptions of new species. Insect life. United States Dept. of Agriculture Bulletin, 2(5): 154.
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.