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Species Symmetrischema fercularia - Hodges#2033

2033  - Symmetrischema fercularia
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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 Gnorimoschemini
Genus Symmetrischema
Species fercularia (Symmetrischema fercularia - Hodges#2033)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Symmetrischema fercularia (Meyrick, 1929)
Gnorimoschema fercularia Meyrick 1929
Meyrick (1929) listed the wingspan 10-12 mm.
Meyrick (1929) original description is online in the print references.
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (1)
Western Texas to California.
Meyrick (1929) described the species from specimens collected in Alpine (5,000-8,000') and Ft. Davis (5,000'), Texas.
Meyrick (1929) collected adults from March to May; November.
Print References
Meyrick, E., 1929. Exotic Microlepidoptera. Taylor & Francis, p. 492.