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Species Machimia trigama - Hodges#0952

Machimia trigama - Hodges #0952 - Machimia trigama
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Depressariidae
No Taxon (Incertae sedis)
Genus Machimia
Species trigama (Machimia trigama - Hodges#0952)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Machimia trigama (Meyrick, 1928)
Inga trigama (Meyrick, 1928)
Cryptolechia trigama Meyrick, 1928
Machimia includes two species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Meyrick (1928) listed wingspan as ♂ 20 mm.
The original description as Cryptolechia trigama Meyrick, is available online in the print references below.
Western Texas to Mexico. (2), (3)
Holotype collected @ 5,000' in Jeff Davis County, Texas.
Print References
Clarke, J.F.G. 1941. Revision of the North American moths of the family Oecophoridae, with descriptions of new genera and species. Proceedings of The United States National Museum, 90(3107): 224. (4)
Clarke, J.F.G. 1947. Notes on Occophoridae, with descriptions of new species. Journal of the Washington Academy of Science, 37(1): 17. (5)
Hodges, R.W., 1974. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2, p. 86, pl. A-3. (6)
Meyrick, E. 1928. Exotic Microlepidoptera, 476.
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.Butterflies of North America
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Revision of the North American moths of the family Oecophoridae, with descriptions of new genera and species
J. F. Gates Clarke. 1941. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 90(3107): 33-286.
5.Notes on Oecophoridae, with descriptions of new species
J.F.G. Clarke. 1947. Journal of The Washington Academy of Sciences, 37: 2-18.
6.The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 6.2 Gelechioidea, Oecophoridae
Ronald W. Hodges. 1974. E. W. Classey Ltd. and RBD Publications Inc.
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems