Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2. Here's how to add your images.

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Durrantia piperatella - Hodges#1010

Durrantia piperatella (Zeller) - Durrantia piperatella Chalky Inga? - Durrantia piperatella No. 142  Durrantia piperatella? - Durrantia piperatella 1010 – Durrantia piperatella - Durrantia piperatella Moth observed 4-12-2019 10:19 pm south Tarrant County, Texas  - Durrantia piperatella curved-horn moth - Durrantia piperatella curved-horn moth - Durrantia piperatella Durrantia piperatella
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Depressariidae
Subfamily Peleopodinae
Genus Durrantia
Species piperatella (Durrantia piperatella - Hodges#1010)
Hodges Number
1010
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Durrantia piperatella (Zeller, 1873)
Cryptolechia piperatella Zeller 1873
* phylogenetic sequence #029125
Explanation of Names
piperatella - Latin for 'little peppered' (1)
Numbers
2 spp. n. of Mex. (2)
Identification
D. piperatella may be immaculate or have dark macules on the dorsal forewing. (Ed Knudson, pers. comm. 2012)
Range
TX-MS-AR-(OK?) - MPG
Season
Apr-Aug - MPG
See Also
D. amabilis is yellow and usually unmarked. D. piperatella may be immaculate or have dark macules on the dorsal forewing. (Ed Knudson, pers. comm. 2012)
Print References
Hodges, R.W. 1974. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2, p.96; pl.A.5-6 (3)
Zeller, P.Z. 1873. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 23: 239-240
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 3C: Micro-Moths and Geometroids
Ed Knudson & Charles Bordelon. 2008. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. 30 pp., 18 plates.
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 6.2 Gelechioidea, Oecophoridae
Ronald W. Hodges. 1974. E. W. Classey Ltd. and RBD Publications Inc.
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems