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Species Heinrichiessa sanpetella - Hodges#6018.2

micro moth - Heinrichiessa sanpetella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
Genus Heinrichiessa
Species sanpetella (Heinrichiessa sanpetella - Hodges#6018.2)
Hodges Number
6018.2
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Heinrichiessa sanpetella Neunzig, 1990 (1)
Identification
Determined by Brian G. Scholtens.
Range
California to Arizona, Utah and central Oregon. (2), (3)
Food
Juniperus occiddentalis Hook. (western juniper).
Juniperus osteosperma Torr. (alligator juniper).
Print References
Neunzig, H.H., 1990. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.3. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 98; pl. 4.17-20. (1)
Purrington, F.F., 1995. Heinrichiessa sanpetella Neunzig (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) is an inquiline in Juniper midge galls (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 97:227-227. PDF
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