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Species Ethmia trifurcella - Hodges#1003

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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 Depressariidae
Subfamily Ethmiinae
Genus Ethmia
No Taxon (trifurcella group)
Species trifurcella (Ethmia trifurcella - Hodges#1003)
Hodges Number
1003
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ethmia trifurcella (Chambers, 1873)
Anesychia trifurcella Chambers, 1873
Numbers
There are 52 named species of Ethmia in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan average 17.5 mm.
Identification
The original description as Anesychia trifurcella Chambers, is available online in the print references below.
Range
Southeastern United States north to Ohio and Pennsylvania. (2), (3), (4), (1), (5), (6)
Arizona(?) (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults are usually reported from April to August. (1)
See Also
Compare on the archived photos of living moths and pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Chambers, V.T. 1873. Micro-Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, p. (12)