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Species Nites maculatella - Hodges#0945

Nites maculatella - female Nites maculatella - Hodges#0945 - Nites maculatella - female Nites maculatella - Hodges#0945 - Nites maculatella - female
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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 Depressariinae
Genus Nites
Species maculatella (Nites maculatella - Hodges#0945)
Hodges Number
0945
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nites maculatella (Busck, 1908)
Depressaria maculatella Busck, 1908
Phylogenetic sequence # 027200
Size
Clarke (1941) listed the wingspan as 21-23 mm. (1)
Identification
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
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Range
Lectotype ♂ collected by A.W. Hanham, Ontario, Canada, NMNH. (1)
Season
The adults are most common during the months of May to October.
Print References
Clarke, J.F.G . 1942. Revision of the North American moths of the family Oecophoridae, with descriptions of new genera and species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 90: 194; pl. 34, figs. 191-191b; pl. 47, fig. 275. (1)
Hodges, R.W. 1974. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2, p. 80; pl. 5.22, 24. (3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American moths of the family Oecophoridae, with descriptions of new genera and species
J. F. Gates Clarke. 1941. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 90(3107): 33-286.
2.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 6.2 Gelechioidea, Oecophoridae
Ronald W. Hodges. 1974. E. W. Classey Ltd. and RBD Publications Inc.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group