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Species Ypsolopha delicatella - Hodges#2374

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Ypsolophidae
Genus Ypsolopha
Species delicatella (Ypsolopha delicatella - Hodges#2374)
Hodges Number
2374
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ypsolopha delicatella (Busck, 1903)
Abebaea delicatella Busck, 1903 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #360047.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "pleasing, alluring." (2)
Size
Wingspan 16-17 mm.
Range
Southern California to Utah and Arizona. (3)
Type locality: Yuma, Arizona. (1)
Habitat
Deserts.
Season
Most records are from March through October. (3)
Print References
Busck, A. 1903. Notes on the Cerostoma group of Yponomeutidae, with descriptions of new North American species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 11(1): 53. (1)
Works Cited
1.Notes on the Cerostoma group of Yponomeutidae, with descriptions of new North American species
August Busck. 1903. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 11: 45-59.
2.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group