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Species Gelechia sabinella - Juniper gelechiid moth - Hodges#1962

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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 Gelechiini
Genus Gelechia
Species sabinella (Juniper gelechiid moth - Hodges#1962)
Hodges Number
1962
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gelechia sabinella Zeller, 1839
Size
Wingspan 15-18 mm.
Range
Introduced to North America with ornamental junipers. Native to Europe.
Food
The larvae feed on Juniperus spp.