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Species Glyphidocera meyrickella - Hodges#1141

Unidentified  - Glyphidocera meyrickella Glyphidocera - Glyphidocera meyrickella - male Glyphidocera meyrickella
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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 Autostichidae
Subfamily Glyphidocerinae
Genus Glyphidocera
Species meyrickella (Glyphidocera meyrickella - Hodges#1141)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glyphidocera meyrickella Busck 1907
Wingspan about 13-15 mm.
Identification from photos is difficult to impossible in this genus.
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (1)
Maryland to Florida and Oklahoma
Adults are most common from April to July.
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Busck, A. 1907. New genera and species of American Microlepidoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 15(3): , 138.