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Species Martyringa latipennis - Hodges#1065

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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 Lecithoceridae
Genus Martyringa
Species latipennis (Martyringa latipennis - Hodges#1065)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Martyringa latipennis (Walsingham, 1882) (1)
Oegoconia latipennis Walsingham, 1882 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #420027
Explanation of Names
Specific name latipennis is Latin meaning "broad-winged." (3)
Wingspan 15-21 mm. (4)
See photos here--pattern apparently distinctive, though perhaps somewhat variable. Wing venation:
Includes eastern United States. (5)
Print References
Hodges, R.W. 1974. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2, p.129; pl.6.26-27 (6)
Walsingham, T. de Grey. 1882. Notes on the Tineidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10: 190 (2)
Works Cited
1.Notes on North American Tineina.
August Busck. 1902. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 10: 89-100.
2.Notes on Tineidae of North America.
Lord Walsingham. 1882. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10: 165-204.
3.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
4.Revision of the North American moths of the family Oecophoridae, with descriptions of new genera and species
J. F. Gates Clarke. 1941. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 90(3107): 33-286.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 6.2 Gelechioidea, Oecophoridae
Ronald W. Hodges. 1974. E. W. Classey Ltd. and RBD Publications Inc.
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems