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Species Pseudopostega albogaleriella - Hodges#0121

Moth for ID  - Pseudopostega albogaleriella 121  - Pseudopostega albogaleriella 121  - Pseudopostega albogaleriella Pseudopostega? - Pseudopostega albogaleriella Pseudopostega? - Pseudopostega albogaleriella Pseudopostega albogaleriella - female Pseudopostega albogaleriella - female
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Nepticuloidea (Pygmy Leafmining Moths)
Family Opostegidae
Subfamily Oposteginae
Genus Pseudopostega
Species albogaleriella (Pseudopostega albogaleriella - Hodges#0121)
Hodges Number
0121
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pseudopostega albogaleriella (Clemens, 1862)
Opostega albogalleriella [sic], Forbes, 1923 (1)
O. napaeella Clemens, 1872
Pseudopostega bistrigulella Braun, 1918
Size
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 3-6 mm. (2)
Range
Heppner (2003) reported Massachusetts to Florida(3); Arkansas to Texas. (4)
McAlpine & Smith (2010) reported Nova Scotia. (5)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the range to include the northeastern states to Florida and eastern Texas with disjunct population in California and Arizona. (2)
Listed on the Oklahoma checklist. (6)
Season
Heppner (2003) reported February; September; December in Florida. (4)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported adults from February to May; August in southern California. (2)
Food
Heppner (2003) listed the host unknown. (4)
Print References
Davis,D.R., 1989. Generic revision of the Opostegidae, with a synoptic catalog of the World's Species (Lepidoptera: Nepticuloidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 478. (7)
Davis,D.R. & J.R. Stonis, 2007. A revision of the New World plant-mining moths of the family Opostegidae (Lepidoptera: Nepticuloidea) Opostegidae (Lepidoptera: Nepticuloidea).. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 625. p. 70; figs. 12–14, 22, 27–29, 33, 37, 43, 47, 109–126, 156–159, 297, 298, 441–443; Map 6. (8)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. p. 38; plate 1, figs. 15-17. (2)
Works Cited
1.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
4.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
5.Assessment of species diversity in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone
McAlpine D.F., Smith I.M. (eds.). 2010. Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press). 785 pp.
6.Oklahoma moth species list by county (PDF)
7.Generic revision of the Opostegidae, with a synoptic catalog of the World's Species (Lepidoptera: Nepticuloidea)
Donald R. Davis. 1989. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 478.
8.A revision of the New World plant-mining moths of the family Opostegidae (Lepidoptera: Nepticuloidea) ....
Donald R. Davis, Jonas R. Stonis. 2007. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 625:.
9.North American Moth Photographers Group
10.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems