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Species Agnippe leuconota - Hodges#1770

Micro Moth - Agnippe leuconota
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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 Litini
Genus Agnippe
Species leuconota (Agnippe leuconota - Hodges#1770)
Hodges Number
1770
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Agnippe leuconota (Zeller, 1873) (1)
Gelechia [Teleia] leuconota Zeller, 1873
Phaetusa plutella Chambers, 1875
Range
Holotype from "Texas".
Season
May to August.
Print References
Busck, A., 1903. A revision of the American moths of the family Gelechiidae, with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of The United States National Museum. 1304: 86. (2)
Chambers, V.T., 1877. Tineina from Texas. The Canadian Entomologist., 23.
Zeller, 1873. Verh. k. k. Zool.-bot. Gesell. Wien, 23: p. 268; plate 3, fig. 21.
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.A revision of the American moths of the family Gelechiidae, with descriptions of new species
August Busck. 1903. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 25: 767-938.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems