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Species Xylesthia albicans - Hodges#0316

Xylesthia pruniramiella 0317? - Xylesthia albicans Moth - Xylesthia albicans 316  - Xylesthia albicans 316   - Xylesthia albicans Arizona Moth - Xylesthia albicans 316  - Xylesthia albicans 316   - Xylesthia albicans 316  - Xylesthia albicans
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
No Taxon (Incertae sedis)
Genus Xylesthia
Species albicans (Xylesthia albicans - Hodges#0316)
Hodges Number
0316
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Xylesthia albicans Braun, 1923
Numbers
There are more than two Xylesthia species in America north of Mexico. (MPG), (1)
Several awaiting description.
Identification
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
Range
Western Texas to southern California, and Baja California. (MPG)
Season
Adults are most common from April to September, earlier in Arizona. (MPG)
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems