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Species Filatima albicostella - Hodges#2128

Filatima albicostella - Hodges #2128 - Filatima albicostella Filatima albicostella - Hodges #2128 - Filatima albicostella
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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 albicostella (Filatima albicostella - Hodges#2128)
Hodges Number
2128
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Filatima albicostella Clarke, 1942 (1)
Numbers
Filatima has more than 57 species in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Wingspan 18-19 mm. (1)
Identification
The original description is online. (1)
Determined by Sangmi Lee
Range
Scattered records in the western states from Texas, Kansas and Nevada to Yukon Territory. (2)
Holotype collected in Washington, Whitman, Pullman, 21-II-1935, J.F.G. Clarke. (3), (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults are most common from March, June to July. (2)
Food
Unknown.
See Also
Compare to related species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Clarke, J.F.G. 1942. Notes and new species of Microlepidoptera from Washington state. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 92: 272, (1), (4). (read online or PDF)