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Species Mompha argentimaculella - Hodges#1426

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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 argentimaculella (Mompha argentimaculella - Hodges#1426)
Hodges Number
1426
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1900 by Mary Murtfeldt as Laverna argentimaculella
Mompha argentimaculella
Food
The larvae are leaf miners in plants of the Evening Primrose family, Onagraceae.
Print References
Murtfeldt, M., 1900. New Tineidae with life histories. The Canadian Entomologist, 32: 161.
Internet References
microleps.org Momphidae page    Has a paragraph on this species