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Species Pleurota albastrigulella - Hodges#1074

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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 Oecophoridae (Concealer Moths)
Subfamily Pleurotinae
Genus Pleurota
Species albastrigulella (Pleurota albastrigulella - Hodges#1074)
Hodges Number
1074
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pleurota albastrigulella (Kearfott, 1907)
Dorata albastrigulella Kearfott, 1907 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #420064
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the "white strigulations of the fore wing." (1)
Size
Kearfott (1907) listed a wingspan of 21 mm. (1)
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 7-10 mm. (males larger than females). (2)
Identification
Kearfott (1907) original description as Dorata albastrigulella is available online in the print references. (1)
Range
California, Arizona. (3), (4), (2), (1)
Holotype male collected 1 Jun 1904, Placer, Placer County, California, (A.H. Vachell).
Season
The main flight period appears to be March to June. (5)
Food
Hodges (1974) reared from Adenostoma.
Print References
Hodges, R.W., 1974. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2. E.W. Classey Ltd. and RBD Publications Inc., p. 136; pl. 6.38-39. (6)
Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New micro-lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 39(1), p. 8. (1)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 4, fig. 33; p. 64. (2)
Works Cited
1.New micro-leidoptera
W.D. Kearfott. 1907. The Canadian Entomologist 39(1-6): 1-9, 53-60, 77-84, 121-128, 153-160, 211-212.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.Moths of Southeast Arizona
4.Pinnacles National Monument California Moth Checklist
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 6.2 Gelechioidea, Oecophoridae
Ronald W. Hodges. 1974. E. W. Classey Ltd. and RBD Publications Inc.
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems