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Species Perimede falcata - Hodges#1632

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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 Cosmopterigidae (Cosmet Moths)
Subfamily Chrysopeleiinae
Genus Perimede
Species falcata (Perimede falcata - Hodges#1632)
Hodges Number
1632
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Perimede falcata Braun, 1919
Size
Wingspan 11.5-14 mm. (263)
Identification
The original description is online in the print references below
Range
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
The adults are most common from March to September: year round in Florida. (1)
Print References
Braun, A., 1919. Notes on Cosmopterigidae, with descriptions of new genera and species (Microlepidoptera). Entomological News and Proceedings of the Academay of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. p. (263)
Hodges, R.W., 1978. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.1, p. 131; pl. 5.46. (2)
Hodges, R. W., 1969. Nearctic Walshiidae notes and new taxa (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea). 11-14 (3)
Hodges, R. W., 1962. The genus Perimede Chambers in North America North of Mexico (Lepidoptera: Walshiidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 64 (3): 148 (4)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.The Moths of North America North of Mexico. Fascicle 6.1, Gelechioidea, Antequerinae, Cosmopteriginae, Chrysopeleiinae.
Hodges, R. W. 1978. London: E. W. Classey Ltd. and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, 166 pp.
3.Nearctic Walshiidae notes and new taxa (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea)
Hodges, R. W. 1969. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 18: 1-30.
4.The genus Perimede Chambers in North America North of Mexico (Lepidoptera: Walshiidae)
Hodges, R. W. 1962. Entomological Society of Washington.