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Species Amydria obliquella - Hodges#0336

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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)
Subfamily Acrolophinae (Burrowing Webworm Moths)
Genus Amydria
Species obliquella (Amydria obliquella - Hodges#0336)
Hodges Number
0336
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Amydria obliquella Dietz, 1905 (1)
Numbers
There are more than twelve species of the genus Amydria in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Size
Forewing length 5.5-8.5 mm. (1), (4)
Identification
The original description of Amydria obliquella Dietz, is available in PDF(1) or view online in the print references below.
Range
Southern California and Nevada to Texas, Colorado and Manitoba. (3), (5), (6), (4)
Also occurs in Baja California.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
The adults are most common from May to October. (3)
Food
Larvae have been reared on Isocoma menziesii (Hook. & Arn.) G.L. Nesom, (Menzies' goldenbush). (4)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Dietz, W.G., 1905. Revision of genera and species of the Tineid subfamilies Amydriinae and Tineinae inhabiting North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 31: 10. (1)
Powell, J.A., & P.A., Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, plate 2.39, p. 52. (4)