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Species Haplochrois bipunctella - Hodges#1465

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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 Elachistidae (Grass Miner Moths)
Subfamily Agonoxeninae (Palm Moths)
Genus Haplochrois
Species bipunctella (Haplochrois bipunctella - Hodges#1465)
Hodges Number
1465
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Haplochrois bipunctella (Chambers, 1880)
Aetia bipunctella Chambers, 1880
Syn: Tetanocentria bipunctella (Chambers, 1880)
formerly included within Cosmopterigidae
Numbers
The only named species of Haplochrois in America north of Mexico. (1)
Identification
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
Food
Larvae found on Croton capitatus Michx. in the Galápagos Islands. (Landry, 2001)
Remarks
Mike Quinn
Print References
Landry, B. 2001. A new Agonoxenine moth from the Galápagos Islands (Gelechioidea: Elachistidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 55(2): 59-62.
1885. Les insectes, p. (718)