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Species Phobus funerella - Hodges#5815

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
No Taxon (Nephopteryx Series)
Genus Phobus
Species funerella (Phobus funerella - Hodges#5815 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phobus funerella (Dyar, 1905)
Salebrina funerellus Dyar, 1905
Phylogenetic Sequence # 800380
There are 4 named Phobus species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Forewing length 11.5-14.5 mm.(1)
The Heinrich (1956) revised description is available in PDF and online in the print references below. (2)
Hindwing is brownish gray. (1)
Specimens identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)

British Columbia to Baja California and New Mexico. (4), (2), (1)
Above 8,000' elevation. (1)
Adults are most common from June to July. (1)
There are May to September records on Moth Photographers Group.
Unknown. (2), (1)
Life Cycle
Unknown. (1)
Print References
Heinrich, C. 1956. American Moths of the Subfamily Phycitinae. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 138. (2)
Neunzig, H.H., 2003. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5. p. 132; pl. 5.3.(5)
Powell, J.A., and P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. pl. 25.38; p. 191(1)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
4.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
5.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 15.5. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae
H. H. Neunzig. 2003. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.