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Species Triclonella xuthocelis - Hodges#1525

   - Triclonella xuthocelis Sweetclover Root Borer - Triclonella xuthocelis Triclonella pergandeella - Sweetclover Root Borer - Hodges#1524 - Triclonella xuthocelis Triclonella xuthocelis - male Triclonella pergandeella? - Triclonella xuthocelis Triclonella pergandeella? - Triclonella xuthocelis Triclonella sp. - Triclonella xuthocelis Triclonella sp. - Triclonella xuthocelis
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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 Cosmopterigidae (Cosmet Moths)
Subfamily Cosmopteriginae
Genus Triclonella
Species xuthocelis (Triclonella xuthocelis - Hodges#1525)
Hodges Number
1525
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Triclonella xuthocelis – Hodges, 1962
Size
FW 6.3-7.7 mm.(1)
Range
Collected at lights in mountains of southern Arizona and northern Mexico.(1)
See Also
Triclonella xuthocelis has orange scales present in the black distal portions of the forewing, lacking in T. pergandeella.
Print References
Hodges, R.W., 1978. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.1. E. W. Classey Ltd. and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 54; plate 1.18, 4.8-9. (2)
Powell, J.A., and P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. Pl. 7.9, p. 82.(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.The Moths of North America North of Mexico. Fascicle 6.1, Gelechioidea, Antequerinae, Cosmopteriginae, Chrysopeleiinae.
Hodges, R. W. 1978. London: E. W. Classey Ltd. and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, 166 pp.