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Species Chionodes lophosella - Hodges#2089

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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Genus Chionodes
No Taxon (formosella group)
No Taxon (lophosella complex)
Species lophosella (Chionodes lophosella - Hodges#2089)
Hodges Number
2089
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chionodes lophosella (Busck, 1910) (1)
Gelechia lophosella Busck, 1910 (2)
Numbers
Hodges (1999) listed 187 species of the genus Chionodes in America north of Mexico. (3)
Size
Busck (1910) reported a wingspan of 12 mm. (2)
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length as 3.8-5.2 mm. (4)
Identification
Range
Powell & Opler (2009) reported coastal Washington to southern California, and stated Baja California is probably included. (4)
Holotype ♂ collected in the month of May by L.E. Ricksecker in San Diego, San Diego County, California, #12689, United States National Museum (USNM). (2)
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) reported adults from late March to October. Two flights during this period is possible. (4)
Food
Powell & Opler (2009) listed two host plants. (4)
Lupinus arboreus Sims (yellow bush lupine)
Lupinus chamissonis Eschsch. (Chamisso bush lupine)
Print References
Busck, A., 1910. New Microlepidoptera from New Mexico and California and a synoptic table of the North American species of Heliodines Stainton. Proceedings of The Entomological Society of Washington, 11: 182. (2)
Hodges, R.W., 1999. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.6, p. 67; pl. 1.21-23. (3)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, plate 8, fig. 28; p. 92. (4)