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Species Ypsolopha senex - Hodges#2392

Ypsolopha senex  - Ypsolopha senex micro moth - Ypsolopha senex micro moth - Ypsolopha senex Ypsolopha senex
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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 Ypsolophidae
Genus Ypsolopha
Species senex (Ypsolopha senex - Hodges#2392)
Hodges Number
2392
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ypsolopha senex (Walsingham, 1889)
Trachoma senex Walsingham, 1889
Identification
For some detail information about this species see E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum
Food
Larvae feed in a loose web on the leaves of Salix species.
Print References
Walsingham, Lord 1889. Steps towards a revision of Chambers's index, * with notes and descriptions of new species. Insect Life 1(9): 288