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Species Homosetia costisignella - Hodges#0289

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
No Taxon (Tineidae "Clade B" Regier et al., 2014)
Genus Homosetia
Species costisignella (Homosetia costisignella - Hodges#0289)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Homosetia costisignella (Clemens, 1863)
Tinea costisignella Clemens, 1863
Diachorisia costisignella (1)
There are 12 species of the genus Homosetia in America north of Mexico.(2), (3)
Wingspan about 10-12 mm. (4), (1)
Scattered records from southern Quebec and Maine, south to South Carolina and Tennessee, west to Missouri. Also seen in Arizona and Washington. (3), (5), (6), (4), (1)
The flight period appears to be April to September with the peak from June to August. (3)
Print References
Clemens, B., 1863. American Micro-Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 2: 128.
Works Cited
1.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Revision of the genera and species of the tineid subfamilies Amydriinae and Tineinae inhabiting North America
Wm. G. Dietz. 1905. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 31: 1-96.
5.A List of the Lepidoptera of Maine. Part 2, The Microlepidoptera. Section 1 & 2
Auburn E. Brower. 1984. Maine Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 114: 1-70.
6.South Carolina Moth Species
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems