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Species Dichomeris bipunctellus - Hodges#2274

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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Dichomeridinae
Genus Dichomeris
Species bipunctellus (Dichomeris bipunctellus - Hodges#2274)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichomeris bipunctella (Walsingham, 1882) (1)
Ypsolophus bipunctella Walsingham 1882
Powell & Opler (2009) stated there are 84(?) described species of the genus Dichomeris in America north of Mexico. (2)
Moth Photographers Group (2014) lists 74 described species. (3)
Determined by Sangmi Lee and Bob Patterson.
Coastal areas including Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia to Florida and Texas. (4), (5), (3), (6)
Print References
Hodges, R.W., 1986. the Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 78; plate 2, figs. 5-6. (7)
Walsingham, 1882. Notes on teh Tineidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society and proceedings of the Entomological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences. 10: 186
Works Cited
1.Checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) in America North of Mexico
Lee S., Hodges R.W., Brown R.L. 2009. Zootaxa 2231: 1–39.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
5.South Carolina Moth Species
6.Assessment of species diversity in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone
McAlpine D.F., Smith I.M. (eds.). 2010. Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press). 785 pp.
7.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.
8.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems