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Species Aristotelia planitia - Hodges#1753

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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Anomologinae
Genus Aristotelia
Species planitia (Aristotelia planitia - Hodges#1753)
Hodges Number
1753
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aristotelia planitia Braun, 1925 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #420664.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "plain, plateau, flatness."
Size
Wingspan 13.5-14 mm. (1)
Range
Records from Utah, California and Saskatchewan.
Described from specimens collected in Logan, Utah.
Food
Braun (1925) notes larva "probably on willow." (1)
Print References
Braun, A.F., 1925. Microlepidoptera of northern Utah. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 51(3): 190. (1)
Works Cited
1.Microlepidoptera of Northern Utah
Braun, Annette. 1925. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 51(3), 183-226.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group