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Species Homoeosoma illuviella - Hodges#5939

Homoeosoma illuviella - Hodges #5939 - Homoeosoma illuviella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
Genus Homoeosoma
Species illuviella (Homoeosoma illuviella - Hodges#5939)
Hodges Number
5939
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Homoeosoma illuviella Ragonot, 1888 (1)
syn: Homoeosoma candidella Hulst, 1988 (2)
Numbers
The genus Homoeosoma includes more than twenty species in America, north of Mexico. (3), (4)
Size
Wingspan 22-28 mm. (1), (2)
Identification
The revised description by Heinrich (1956), is available online in the print references below.
Range
Arizona to Montana, Colorado and Texas, south to Mexico. (4), (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
The adults are most common from May to August. (4)
Food
Unknown.
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Heinrich, C. 1956. American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae. Bulletin of the U.S. National Museum, 207: 221. (1).
Neunzig. H.H. 1997. The Moths of North America: Fascicle 15.4, p. 108; pl. 2.19. (2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.
2.The Moths of North America north of Mexico. Fascicle 15.4. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae (part)
H. H. Neunzig. 1997. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
3.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group