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Species Bondia shastana - Hodges#2320

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Carposinoidea (Fruitworm Moths)
Family Carposinidae (Fruitworm Moths)
Genus Bondia
Species shastana (Bondia shastana - Hodges#2320)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bondia shastana Davis, 1969
Explanation of Names
Named for the location of Mt Shasta.(1)
Six Bondia species occur in America north of Mexico.
Forewing length 6-10 mm.(2)
California and Oregon(2),(1)
Moth Photographers Group map also shows southern Arizona.
Holotype: Mt. Shasta, California (7000')
Larval host is unknown.(2)
Common at lights.(2)
See Also
Bondia spicata is similar but found in northern Arizona.(1)
Print References
Powell, J. A., and P. A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. Pl. 21.20, 21.21; p. 166.(2)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the American moths of the family Carposinidae (Lepidoptera: Carposinoidea)
Donald R. Davis. 1969. United States National Museum Bulletin, 289.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.