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Species Chionodes formosella - Hodges#2077

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Genus Chionodes
No Taxon (formosella group)
No Taxon (formosella complex)
Species formosella (Chionodes formosella - Hodges#2077)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chionodes formosella (Murtfeldt, 1881)
Gelechia formosella Murtfeldt, 1881
Gelechia maculimarginella Chambers, 1874. (Synonymized by Hodges, 1983)
Primarily Quercus
Print References
Murtfeldt, M.E. 1881. New species of Tineidae. The Canadian entomologist. 13(12): 243
Hodges, R. W., 1999. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.6, p. 50; pl. 1.1