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Species Prolita recens - Hodges#1896

Prolita recens - Hodges #1896 - Prolita recens Prolita recens Prolita recens
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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 recens (Prolita recens - Hodges#1896)
Hodges Number
1896
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prolita recens (Hodges, 1966) (1)(2)
Lita recens Hodges, 1966
Size
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length of 9-10. mm. (3)
Identification
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (4)
Range
Powell & Opler (2009) reported California and Utah to Colorado, north to British Columbia and Montana. (3)
Holotype from Mt. Shasta, California.
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) recorded adults from August to October. (3)
Food
Powell & Opler (2009) listed Ericameria cuneara and E. linearifolia. (3)
Print References
Hodges, R.W., 1966. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 119(3547): 31; figs. 30, 75, 147, 210, 202.
Hodges, R.W., 1966. Revision of Nearctic Gelechiidae. 1. The Lita group (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea). Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 119: (1)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, plate 8, fig. 13; p. 90. (3)
Works Cited
1.Revision of Nearctic Gelechiidae. 1. The Lita group (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea)
R. W. . Hodges. 1966. Proceedings of The United States National Museum 119: 1-66.
2.Checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) in America North of Mexico
Lee S., Hodges R.W., Brown R.L. 2009. Zootaxa 2231: 1–39.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
5.North American Moth Photographers Group