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Species Prodoxus coloradensis - Hodges#0202

Yucca Moth  Prodoxus coloradensis? - Prodoxus coloradensis Wonder Valley Gelechioidea ? - Prodoxus coloradensis
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Adeloidea (Fairy Moths and kin)
Family Prodoxidae (Yucca Moths)
Subfamily Prodoxinae
Genus Prodoxus (Bogus yucca moths)
Species coloradensis (Prodoxus coloradensis - Hodges#0202)
Hodges Number
0202
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prodoxus coloradensis Riley, 1892
Size
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 4.4-6 mm. (1)
Range
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the range to include western Texas and southern Colorado to southern Nevada and southern California. (1)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 1 fig. 43; p. 43. (1)