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Species Monochroa gilvolinella - Hodges#1710

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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 Anomologinae
Genus Monochroa
Species gilvolinella (Monochroa gilvolinella - Hodges#1710)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Monochroa gilvolinella (Clemens, 1863) (1)
Gelechia gilvolinella Clemens, 1863
Eastern United States; also found in other parts of the world.
The main flight period is May to August. (2)
Print References
Clemens, B., 1863. America Micro-Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 2: 119.
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.North American Moth Photographers Group