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Species Metopleura potosi - Metopluera potosi - Hodges#2207.5

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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Gelechiini
Genus Metopleura
Species potosi (Metopluera potosi - Hodges#2207.5)
Hodges Number
2207.5
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Metopleura potosi Busck, 1912
Size
Busck (1912) listed the wingspan 30-36 mm.
Range
Southern California; Mexico.
Holotype female from Cerritos, San Luis Potosí, Mexico.
Remarks
Possibly introduced.
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Print References
Busck, A., 1912. New Microlepidoptera from Mexico. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 14: 84.