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Species Dichomeris citrifoliella - Orange webworm moth - Hodges#2292

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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 Dichomeridinae
Genus Dichomeris
Species citrifoliella (Orange webworm moth - Hodges#2292)
Hodges Number
2292
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichomeris citrifoliella (Chambers, 1880)
Numbers
Powell & Opler (2009) stated there are 84 described species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Moth Photographers Group lists 74 species. (2)
Size
Forbes (1923) reported the wingspan as 18 mm. (3)
Identification
Per ventral photograph. The ventral side of the palps is black. Ann Hendrickson. Also can be noticed in a lateral view.
Range
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include Michigan to Florida, Wisconsin to Texas(4). (5)
Season
The adults appear to be most common in the months of April to September. (2)
Hepppner (2003) reported adults year round in Florida. (5)
Food
Hepppner (2003) reported the following host plants. (5)
Citrus sp.
Ptelea trifoliata
Zanthoxy sp.
Print References
Forbes, W.T.M., 1923. The Lepidopteras of New York and neighboring states, primitive forms Microlepidoptera, Pyraloids, Bombyce. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 285. (3)
Hodges, R.W., 1986. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 45; pl. 1.12-13. (6)
(7)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
4.Moths of Brackenridge Field Laboratory University of Texas at Austin
5.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
6.The Moths of America North of Mexico: Fascicle 7.1, Revision of North American Gelechiidae family and...
Hodges, R. W. 1986. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
7.Checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) in America North of Mexico
Lee S., Hodges R.W., Brown R.L. 2009. Zootaxa 2231: 1–39.
8.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems