Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

BugGuide is a National Moth Week Partner. How to add your National Moth Week 2021 photos. July 17-25.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Previous events


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Arotrura longissima - Hodges#1667.2

1667.2  - Arotrura longissima ID Request - 1667.2 – Arotrura longissima Q - Arotrura longissima ID Request - 1667.2 – Arotrura longissima Q - Arotrura longissima Arotrura longissima Arizona Moth - Arotrura longissima Arizona Moth - Arotrura longissima Possible Arotrura longissima - Arotrura longissima Possible Arotrura longissima - Arotrura longissima
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Scythrididae (Flower Moths)
Genus Arotrura
Species longissima (Arotrura longissima - Hodges#1667.2)
Hodges Number
1667.2
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Arotrura longissima Landry, 1991
Size
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 7-8.5 mm. (1)
Identification
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
Range
Southern California and Baja California, including the Channel Islands, to western Texas and northern Mexico. (1)
Print References
Landry, J.F, 1991. Entomological Society of Canada, Memoir 160: 62.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 6, fig. 37; p. 79. (1)