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Species Apachea barberella - Hodges#0947

Apachea barberella - Hodges #0947 - Apachea barberella
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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 Depressariinae
Genus Apachea
Species barberella (Apachea barberella - Hodges#0947)
Hodges Number
0947
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apachea barberella (Busck, 1902) (1)
Depressaria barberella Busck, 1902 (2)
Explanation of Names
Busck (1902) stated "This very distinct species is named after the collector, Mr. Herbert S. Barber, who, with Mr. E. A. Schwarz, has added a valuable contribution of Tineina from this interesting locality to the National Museum." (2)
Numbers
Apachea barberella is the only member of the genus listed for America north of Mexico. (3), (4)
Size
Busck (1902) reported a wingspan of 28 mm. (2)
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 9-13 mm. (5)
Identification
Busck (1902) included a description of the adult. (2)
Clarke (1941) described the genitalia of both sexes and places in the new genus Apachea. (1)
Range
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the species from central California(6), Utah and Arizona to eastern Colorado. (5)
Confirmed Montana record (2013) in the guide. (7)
Holotype ♂ from Williams, Coconino County, Arizona. (2)
Habitat
The Lepidopterists' Society Season Summary (1982) reported adults at Kitt Peak, 7,000', Pima County, Arizona. PDF
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the larvae collected in May emerged in June. Adults were collected throughout the winter months. (5)
Food
Powell & Opler (2009) mentioned Ptelea L. (hoptree) was documented as a larval host in Arizona and central California. (5)
Print References
Busck, A. 1902. A review of the American moths of the genus Depressaria Haworth, with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 24. p. 747. (2)
Clarke, J.F.G. 1941. Revision of the North American moths of the family Oecophoridae, with descriptions of new genera and species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 90(3107). p. 198.(1)
Hodges, R.W., 1974. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2. E. W. Classey Ltd. and RBD Publications Inc. p. 82; plate 5, fig. 25. (8)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. plate 5, fig. 11; p. 67. (5)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American moths of the family Oecophoridae, with descriptions of new genera and species
J. F. Gates Clarke. 1941. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 90(3107): 33-286.
2.A review of the American moths of the genus Depressaria (Haworth), with descriptions of new species
August Busck. 1902. Proceedings of The United States National Museum, .
3.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
6.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
7.Apachea barberella - Hodges #0947
8.The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 6.2 Gelechioidea, Oecophoridae
Ronald W. Hodges. 1974. E. W. Classey Ltd. and RBD Publications Inc.