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Species Ypsolopha falciferella - Hodges#2380

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Ypsolophidae
Genus Ypsolopha
Species falciferella (Ypsolopha falciferella - Hodges#2380)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ypsolopha falciferella (Walsingham, 1881)
Cerostoma falciferella Walsingham, 1881
Forewing length 10.5-13.5 mm. (1)
Wingspan ≈ 21mm (2)
British Columbia to southern California and Arizona. (1)
Known from a wide variety of habitats, including mixed wood forests, riparian habitats and semi-arid scrubland. (2)
Adults fly March to June. (1)
Prunus. (1)
Life Cycle
Pupation takes place in an elongated silken cocoon. (2)
Print References
Walsingham, Lord 1881. On some North-American Tineidae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1881: 307
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults (3)
BOLD Systems - images of DNA supported specimens (4)
Wikipedia - brief description (2)