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Species Prolita sironae - Hodges#1899

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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 Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Genus Prolita
Species sironae (Prolita sironae - Hodges#1899)
Hodges Number
1899
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prolita sironae (Hodges, 1966)
Lita sironae Hodges, 1966 (1)
Size
Hodges (1966) listed the forewing length average as 7.9 mm. (1)
Range
California. (2), (3)
Holotype ♂ collected USA, California, San Diego County, San Diego. (1)
Season
September to November. (4)
Print References
Hodges, R.W., 1966. Revision of Nearctic Gelechiidae. 1. The Lita group (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea). Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 119: 27. (1)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 8, fig. 17; p. 90. (5)