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Species Gelechia sabinellus - 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 sabinellus (Juniper gelechiid moth - Hodges#1962)
Hodges Number
1962
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gelechia sabinellus Zeller, 1839
Ypsolophus sabinellus 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.
Print References
Zeller, P.C., 1839. Versuch einer naturgemässen Eintheilung der Schaben. Isis von Oken, 1839: 190.