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Species Argyresthia calliphanes - Hodges#2444

Argyresthia goedartella - Argyresthia calliphanes 2218b Argyresthia goedartella - Bronze Alder Moth - 2457 - Argyresthia calliphanes Argyresthia calliphanes bronze alder moth - Argyresthia calliphanes mystery bug - Argyresthia calliphanes Bronze Alder Moth - Argyresthia calliphanes bronze alder moth - Argyresthia calliphanes moth - Argyresthia calliphanes
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Argyresthiidae (Shiny Head-Standing Moths)
Genus Argyresthia
Species calliphanes (Argyresthia calliphanes - Hodges#2444)
Hodges Number
2444
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Argyresthia calliphanes Meyrick, 1913
Identification
Typically white head and thorax. Possible a species complex of several cryptic species.
Range
Throughout US and Canada.
Type locality: Toronto, ON.
See Also
Bronze Alder Moth (Argyresthia goedartella Linnaeus, 1758), head and thorax golden. This Eurasian species, apparently restricted in North America to Alaska, has historically been confused with A. calliphanes.
Print References
Meyrick, E., 1912-1916. Exotic Microlepidoptera, 1(1-20): 135.
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