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Species Agonopterix arnicella - Hodges#0879

Agonopterix arnicella (tentative) - Agonopterix arnicella Agonopterix arnicella (tentative) - Agonopterix arnicella
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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 Agonopterix
Species arnicella (Agonopterix arnicella - Hodges#0879)
Hodges Number
0879
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Agonopterix arnicella (Walsingham, 1881)
Depressaria arnicella Walsingham, 1881
Numbers
There are more than 50 species of the genus Agonopterix in America north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Size
Walsingham (1881) listed a wingspan of 22 mm.
Identification
Notes. (3)
Season
The flight period appears to be June to September. (2)
Pohl et al. (2010) reported July records for Ontario. (4)
Food
Busck (1902) reported Arnica angustifolio Vahl (narrowleaf arnica).
Print References
Busck, A., 1902. A review of the American moths of the genus Depressaria Haworth, with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 24: 738.
Hodges, R.W., 1974. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2, p. 33; pl. 2.7. (5)
Pohl, G.R., Anweiler, G.G., Schmidt, B.C. & N.G. Kondla, 2010. Annotated List of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada. ZooKeys 38: 68, 321. (4)
Walsingham, T., 1881. On some North-American Tineidae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London314.
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Agonopterix arnicella (tentative)
4. An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada
Gregory R. Pohl, Gary G. Anweiler, B. Christian Schmidt, Norbert G. Kondla. 2010. ZooKeys 38: 1–549.
5.The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 6.2 Gelechioidea, Oecophoridae
Ronald W. Hodges. 1974. E. W. Classey Ltd. and RBD Publications Inc.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems