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Species Scrobipalpopsis petrella - Hodges#2045

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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 Gnorimoschemini
Genus Scrobipalpopsis
Species petrella (Scrobipalpopsis petrella - Hodges#2045)
Hodges Number
2045
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scrobipalpopsis petrella (Busck, 1915) (1)
Gnorimoschema petrella Busck 1915
Ptycerata petrella (2)
Size
Wingspan about 17 mm. (Busck)
Identification
Busck (1915) original description as Gnorimoschema petrella is available in the print references.
Range
Northeastern North America; Alberta. (3)
Holotype ♂ collected Hampton, New Hampshire. (4)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults are most common from June to October. (5)
Print References
Busck, A. 1915. Descriptions of new North American Microlepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 17: 83.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G.R., Patterson, B., & Pelham, J.P. 2016. ResearchGate.net.
2.Checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) in America North of Mexico
Lee S., Hodges R.W., Brown R.L. 2009. Zootaxa 2231: 1–39.
3.Assessment of species diversity in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone
McAlpine D.F., Smith I.M. (eds.). 2010. Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press). 785 pp.
4.Catalog of the type specimens of Gelechioidea (Lepidoptera) in the collection of the NMNH, Smithsonian Institution
Brown, J.W, D. Adamski, R.W. Hodges & S.M. Bahr, II. 2004. Zootaxa 510: 160 pp.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group