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Species Sinoe kwakae - Hodges#1834.2

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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Litini
Genus Sinoe
Species kwakae (Sinoe kwakae - Hodges#1834.2)
Hodges Number
1834.2
Explanation of Names
Sinoe kwakae (Lee)
Size
Wingspan 9.2−12.4 mm
Range
Southeastern United States from Louisiana to Florida
Season
January through December
Food
Larval host data are lacking for this new species
Print References
• Sangmi Lee & Richard L. Brown, 2012. Review of the genus Sinoe (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) with descriptions of two new species. Zootaxa 3332: 49–59
Internet References