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For the United States & Canada

Species Filatima hemicrossa - Hodges#2149

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 hemicrossa (Filatima hemicrossa - Hodges#2149)
Hodges Number
2149
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Filatima hemicrossa (Meyrick, 1927)
Gelechia hemicrossa Meyrick, 1927
Numbers
Filatima has more than 57 species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan 20-21 mm. (Meyrick)
Identification
The original description as Gelechia hemicrossa Meyrick is available online in the print references below.
Range
Texas
Holotype collected in USA: Texas, Alpine.
Season
Adults are most common from April to May. (1)
Print References
Meyrick, E. 1927. Exotic Microlepidoptera. 345.
Internet References