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Species Zelleria retiniella - Hodges#2431

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Yponomeutidae (Ermine Moths)
Subfamily Yponomeutinae
Genus Zelleria
Species retiniella (Zelleria retiniella - Hodges#2431)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Zelleria retiniella Forbes, 1923
Six Zelleria species occur in America north of Mexico.
wingspan about 13-15 mm
Texas to Florida and north to New Jersey
The adults are most common from May to July.