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Species Greya punctiferella - Hodges#0189

Moth - Greya punctiferella Greya punctiferella Lepidoptera sp. - Greya punctiferella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Adeloidea (Fairy Moths and kin)
Family Prodoxidae (Yucca Moths)
Subfamily Prodoxinae
Genus Greya
Species punctiferella (Greya punctiferella - Hodges#0189)
Hodges Number
0189
Food
Recorded host plants(1) are herbs in the Saxifragaceae:
   Tiarella trifoliata, Tolmiea menziesii, and Tellima grandiflora
Print References
Davis, Pellmyr & Thompson (1992). Biology and systematics of Greya Busck and Tetragma, new genus (Lepidoptera: Prodoxidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 524: 1-74, Figs. 251-375. (1)
Works Cited
1.Biology and systematics of Greya Busck and Tetragma, new genus (Lepidoptera: Prodoxidae).
Donald R. Davis, Olle Pellmyr & John N. Thompson. 1992. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 524: 1-74, f.251-375.