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Species Gonioterma crambitella - Hodges#1033

Grass Miner Moth - Gonioterma crambitella Gonioterma crambitella - Hodges#1033 ? - Gonioterma crambitella
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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 Depressariidae
Subfamily Stenomatinae
Genus Gonioterma
Species crambitella (Gonioterma crambitella - Hodges#1033)
Hodges Number
1033
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gonioterma crambitella (Walsingham, 1889)
Stenoma crambitella Walsingham, 1889
Numbers
There are two species of the genus Gonioterma in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Forewing length about 10 mm. (2)
Identification
Duckworth (1966) original description is available in the print references.
White forewing with apex being fairly acute. (2)
Range
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the range to include Arizona to Texas. (2)
Arkansas (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
The main flight period is April to August. (1)
Food
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.