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Species Chionodes fructuaria - Hodges#2078

Twirler moth - Chionodes fructuaria
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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 Chionodes
Species fructuaria (Chionodes fructuaria - Hodges#2078)
Hodges Number
2078
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chionodes fructuaria (Braun, 1925) (1)
Gelechia fructuaria Braun 1925
Range
Southern Texas to California and Idaho.
One 1985 record from Alberta, Canada. (2)
Print References
Hodges, R.W. 1999. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 7.6. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 97; pl. 2.4-5. (3)
Busck, A. 1939. Restriction of the genus Gelechia (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), with descriptions of new genera. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 86(3064).(1)
Works Cited
1.Restriction of the genus Gelechia (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), with descriptions of new genera
August Busck. 1939. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 86(3064): 563-593.
2. An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada
Gregory R. Pohl, Gary G. Anweiler, B. Christian Schmidt, Norbert G. Kondla. 2010. ZooKeys 38: 1–549.
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 7.6. Gelechioidea, Gelechiidae, Gelechiinae (part: Chionodes)
Ronald W. Hodges. 1999. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems