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Species Dichomeris pelta - Hodges#2297.1

2297.1 - Dichomeris pelta Florida Moth - Dichomeris pelta
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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 Dichomeridinae
Genus Dichomeris
Species pelta (Dichomeris pelta - Hodges#2297.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichomeris pelta Hodges, 1986 (1)
There are more than 75 species of Dichomeris in America north of Mexico. (2)
Described in The Moths of America North of Mexico: Fascicle 7.1. (1)
South Carolina(3) to Florida(4). (2), (5)
Holotype ♀ collected South Carolina, Charleston Co., McClellanville, Wedge Plantation. (1), (6)
Most records of adults are from Jan-Jun, Oct, Dec. (2), (5)
Larval host is unknown. (5)
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