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Species Mompha terminella - Hodges#1456

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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 Momphidae (Momphid Moths)
Subfamily Momphinae
Genus Mompha
Species terminella (Mompha terminella - Hodges#1456)
Hodges Number
1456
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mompha terminella (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)
Mompha engelella Busck, 1906
Psacaphora chrysargyrella Herrich-Schaffer, 1854
Elachista patriciella Stainton, 1849
Psacaphora terminella
Glyphipteryx (Psacaphora) terminella Humphreys & Westwood, 1845
Phylogenetic Sequence # 421855
Size
wingspan 8-10mm (1)
Identification
Genitalia:
Range
Europe & eastern North America (2)(1)
Food
Larvae are leafminers of a few plants in the genus Circaea.
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