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Species Blastobasis tarda - Hodges#1162.2

1162.2  - Blastobasis tarda
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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 Blastobasidae (Scavenger Moths)
Subfamily Blastobasinae (Scavenger Moths)
Tribe Blastobasini
Genus Blastobasis
Species tarda (Blastobasis tarda - Hodges#1162.2)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Blastobasis tarda Meyrick, 1902
Meyrick (1902) listed the wingspan.
♂ 13-16 mm.
♀ 15-21 mm.
Introduced to southern California from Australia.
April to September records from southern California.
Print References
Meyrick, E., 1902. Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera (Oecophoridae). Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Philosophical Society of Adelaide, South Australia, 26: 170.