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Species Ethmia semiombra - Hodges#1000

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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 Depressariidae
Subfamily Ethmiinae
Genus Ethmia
Species semiombra (Ethmia semiombra - Hodges#1000)
Hodges Number
1000
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ethmia semiombra Dyar, 1902 (1)
Numbers
There are 52 named species of the genus Ethmia in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Dyar (1902) listed a wingspan of 20 mm. (1)
Powell (1973) listed a forewing length of 9.2–11.7 mm.(3)
Range
Southern Texas; Mexico.
Holotype ♀ from San Diego, Texas, 12 June 1895, collector E.A. Schwarz. (1)
Season
February to September.
Food
Powell (1973) reported the larvae probably feed on Ehretia anacua [E. elliptica] (Terán & Berland.) I.M.Johnst.
Print References
Dyar, H.G., 1902. A Review of the Genus Ethmia with Descriptions of New Species. Journal of The New York Entomological Society, 10: 206. (1)
Works Cited
1.A review of the genus Ethmia, with descriptions of new species
Harrison G. Dyar. 1902. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 10: 202-208.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.A systematic monograph of New World ethmiid moths (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea).
Jerry A. Powell. 1973. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 120: 1-312.
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems