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Species Filatima striatella - Hodges#2176

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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 Gelechiini
Genus Filatima
Species striatella (Filatima striatella - Hodges#2176)
Hodges Number
2176
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Filatima striatella (Busck, 1903)
Gelechia striatella Busck, 1903 (1)
Gelechia rivulata Meyrick, 1927 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #421129.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "streaked."
Size
Wingspan 16-17.5 mm. (1)
Range
Range poorly known but includes at least southern Arizona, west Texas (syn. Gelechia rivulata), and apparently Alberta, Canada.
Print References
Busck, A., 1903. A revision of the American moths of the family Gelechiidea with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the USNM 25: 868. (1)
Busck, A., 1939. Restriction of the genus Gelechia (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), with descriptions of new genera. Proceedings of the USNM 86: 575. (3)
Lee, S., R. W. Hodges, R. L. Brown 2009. Checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) in America North of Mexico. Zootaxa 2231: 1–39. (4)
Meyrick, E., 1923. Exotic Microlepidoptera 3: 348. (Gelechia rivulata)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page
Mississippi State Entomological Museum - photo of type specimen from Arizona
Works Cited
1.A revision of the American moths of the family Gelechiidae, with descriptions of new species
August Busck. 1903. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 25: 767-938.
2.Exotic Microlepidoptera, volumes 1-5, 1912-1937. (1969 reprint)
J. F. Gates Clarke, Edward Meyrick, T. B. Bainbrigge-Fletcher, J. T. Janse. 1969. E. W. Classey Ltd.
3.Restriction of the genus Gelechia (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), with descriptions of new genera
August Busck. 1939. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 86(3064): 563-593.
4.Checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) in America North of Mexico
Lee S., Hodges R.W., Brown R.L. 2009. Zootaxa 2231: 1–39.