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Species Phobus curvatella - Hodges#5816

Moth for ID  - Phobus curvatella
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
No Taxon (Nephopteryx Series)
Genus Phobus
Species curvatella (Phobus curvatella - Hodges#5816)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phobus curvatella (Ragonot, 1887)
Nephopteryx curvatellus Ragonot, 1887
Forewing length 10-12 mm. (1)
California and Arizona to Utah and Colorado. (2), (3), (1)
See Also
Compare on the plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Heinrich, C. 1956. American Moths of the Subfamily Phycitinae, 207: 139. (4)
Neunzig, H.H., 2003. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5, p. 132, pl. 4.30-31. (5)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America, pl. 25.37, p. 191. (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.Survey of Utah Moth Species
3.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
4.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.
5.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 15.5. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae
H. H. Neunzig. 2003. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.