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Species Antaeotricha furcata - Hodges#1017

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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 Depressariidae
Subfamily Stenomatinae
Genus Antaeotricha
Species furcata (Antaeotricha furcata - Hodges#1017)
Hodges Number
1017
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Antaeotricha furcata (Walsingham, 1889)
Stenoma furcata Walsingham, 1889
Numbers
The genus Antaeotricha includes 18 species in America, north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Walsingham (1889) listed the wingspan:
♂ 27 mm.
♀ 30 mm.
Identification
Walsingham (1889) stated the forewing of Antaeotricha furcata lacks the gray cloudy patches on Antaeotricha schlaegeri. The forewings are also narrower and more elongated than A. schlaegeri.
The Duckworth (1966) description is available in PDF. (2)
Range
Texas to Arizona. (3)
Season
Duckworth (1966) included May to September records. (2)
Food
Duckworth (1966) did not mention a host plant. (2)
Print References
Duckworth, W.D., 1966. North American Stenomidae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea). Proceedings of The United States National Museum, 116(3495): 36; figs. 7, 28; plate 2a; map 4. (2)
Walsingham, L., 1889. Steps towards a revision of Chambers' index, with notes and descriptions of new species. Insect Life, 2: 153.
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.North American Stenomidae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea).
W. Donald Duckworth. 1964. Proceedings of The United States National Museum, 116(3495): 23-71.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Butterflies of North America