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Species Ypsolopha cockerella - Hodges#2373

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Ypsolophidae
Genus Ypsolopha
Species cockerella (Ypsolopha cockerella - Hodges#2373)
Hodges Number
2373
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ypsolopha cockerella (Busck, 1903)
Abebaea cockerella Busck, 1903 (1)
Melitonympha cockerella
Melitonympha heteraula Meyrick, 1927 (360)
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of T.D.A. Cockerell (1866–1948).
Size
Wingspan about 19-21 mm.
Range
Western Texas to Arizona; Mexico.
Print References
Busck, A. 1903. Notes on the Cerostama group of Yponomeutidae, with descriptions of new North American species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 11(1): 54 (1)
Clarke, J.F.G. 1965. Microlepidoptera of Juan Fernandez Islands. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 117: 96. (2)
Meyrick, E. 1927. Gelechiidae. Exotic Microlepidoptera 3: 360. (3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Notes on the Cerostoma group of Yponomeutidae, with descriptions of new North American species
August Busck. 1903. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 11: 45-59.
2.Microlepidoptera of Juan Fernandez Island
J. F. Gates Clarke. 1965. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 117(3508): 1-106.
3.Exotic Microlepidoptera, volumes 1-5, 1912-1937. (1969 reprint)
J. F. Gates Clarke, Edward Meyrick, T. B. Bainbrigge-Fletcher, J. T. Janse. 1969. E. W. Classey Ltd.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems