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Species Tinea pallescentella - Hodges#0404

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
Subfamily Tineinae
Genus Tinea
Species pallescentella (Tinea pallescentella - Hodges#0404)
Hodges Number
0404
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tinea pallescentella Stainton, 1851
Numbers
Size
Forewing length 6-11 mm. (1)
Range
California.
Australia and introduced to Europe. (1)
Habitat
Larvae are found in domestic and wild bird nest and animal carcasses. (1)
Food
The larvae are considered detritus feeders. (1)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl. 2, figs. 17, 24; p. 48. (1)