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Species Gelechia desiliens - Hodges#1938

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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 Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Genus Gelechia
Species desiliens (Gelechia desiliens - Hodges#1938)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gelechia desiliens Meyrick, 1923
Print References
Clarke, J.F.G., 1969. Catalogue of the type specimens of microlepidoptera in the British Museum (Natural History) described by Edward Meyrick, 7: 111; pl. 55, 2(a-b). (♂ lectotype left wing & gen.)
Meyrick, E., 1923. Exotic Microlepidoptera. 3(1-2): 23.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 8, fig. 21; p. 91. (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group