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Species Chionodes sabinianae - Hodges#2113

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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 Chionodes
Species sabinianae (Chionodes sabinianae - Hodges#2113)
Hodges Number
2113
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chionodes sabinianae Powell, 1959 (1)
Size
Wingspan: (1)
♂ 12.2-14 mm.
♀ 14.3-15.6 mm.
Powell & Opler (2009) report forewing length 5.5-8 mm. (2)
Range
British Columbia to southern California. (2)
Habitat
Coastal. (2)
Food
Larval host is Pinus spp. including: (2)
Pinus sabiniana Douglas ex Douglas (California foothill pine)
P. coulteri D. Don (Coulter pine)
P. ponderosa Lawson & C. Lawson (ponderosa pine)
P. raddiata D. Don (Monterey pine)
P. muricata d. Don (Bishop pine)
Print References
Hodges, R.W., 1999. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.6. p. 79, pl. 1.48. (3)
Powell, J.A. 1959. A new species of the genus Chionodes in California (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae). Entomological News. 70: 127. (1)
Powell, J.A., & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. p. 92, pl. 8.34. (2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A New Species Of The Genus Chionodes In California (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae)
Jerry A Powell. 1959. Entomological News 70: 127-130.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 7.6. Gelechioidea, Gelechiidae, Gelechiinae (part: Chionodes)
Ronald W. Hodges. 1999. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.