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Species Mompha argentimaculella - Hodges#1426

Bluish bumpy moth - Mompha argentimaculella Bluish bumpy moth - Mompha argentimaculella Gelechioidea? - Mompha argentimaculella Mompha argentimaculella? - Mompha argentimaculella extremely tiny moth - Mompha argentimaculella Leigh Farm Park leaf miner on Oenothera fruticosa D412 2017 5 - Mompha argentimaculella Roan Island leaf miner on Oenothera riparia 4026 2022 2 - Mompha argentimaculella Roan Island leaf miner on Oenothera riparia 4026 2022 6 - Mompha argentimaculella
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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