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Species Alucita adriendenisi - Hodges#2313.1

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Alucitoidea (Many-plume Moths)
Family Alucitidae (Many-plume Moths)
Genus Alucita
Species adriendenisi (Alucita adriendenisi - Hodges#2313.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Alucita adriendenisi Landry & Landry, 2004 (1)
Landry & Landry (2004), and Powell & Opler (2009) listed 3 species of the genus Alucita in America north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Forewing length 6.5-8 mm.(2)
Darker and has more distinct transverse bands than Alucita montana.(2)
New York westward across Canada with disjunct populations in western Texas and Arizona.(2)
Larvae have been found on Lonicera dioca (limber honeysuckle). (2)
See Also
A. montana southwestern Quebec and Vermont, west to British Columbia, south to Arizona, California, and Texas.
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Print References
Powell, J.A., & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. pl. 12.6, p. 117 (2)
Works Cited
1.The genus Alucita in North America, with description of two new species (Lepidoptera: Alucitidae)
Bernard Landry, Jean-François Landry. 2004. The Canadian Entomologist 136(4): 553-579.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems