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Species Tinea niveocapitella - Hodges#0402

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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 niveocapitella (Tinea niveocapitella - Hodges#0402)
Hodges Number
0402
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tinea niveocapitella Chambers, 1875
Size
Forewing length 7.5-11.5 mm. (1)
Identification
The original description is available online in the print references.
Season
Adults appear to be most common from March to October based on Moth Photographers Group records.
Food
The larvae feed on dried natural material such as scat and bird feathers. (1)
Remarks
BOLD:AAZ0461 [CA, BC]
BOLD:ABX2540 [CA, WA]
BOLD:AAH5633 [AZ (Huachucas)]
Print References
Chambers, V.T., 1874. Prof. Frey, of Z├╝rich, and some American Teneina. Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science. 249.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl. 2, fig. 19; p. 48. (1)