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Species Faculta triangulella - Hodges#2207

2207  - Faculta triangulella
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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 Gelechiini
Genus Faculta
Species triangulella (Faculta triangulella - Hodges#2207)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Faculta triangulella (Busck, 1907)
Gelechia triangulella Busck, 1907 (1)
Busck (1907) listed the wingspan 12-13 mm. (1)
Southern California and Arizona.
Syntypes from Bright Angel and Williams, Arizona. (1)
There are records from March to May. Very possible longer flight period.
Print References
Busck, A., 1907. New American Tineina. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 8(3-4): 91. (1)
Busck, A., 1939. Restriction of the genus Gelechia (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), with description of new genera. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 86, p. 593. (2)
Works Cited
1.New American Tineina
August Busck. 1907. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 8: 86-99.
2.The Artwork of Vladimir Kush
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
4.North American Moth Photographers Group