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Species Thaumatographa youngiella - Hodges#3752

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tortricoidea (Tortricid Moths)
Family Tortricidae (Tortricid Moths)
Subfamily Chlidanotinae
Genus Thaumatographa
Species youngiella (Thaumatographa youngiella - Hodges#3752)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Thaumatographa youngiella (Busck, 1922)
Hilarographa youngiella Busck, 1922 (1)
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of collector Charles H. Young of Ottawa. Young supplied many "exquisitely mounted specimens" to Kearfott, August Busck and J.H. McDunnough and has several lepidoptera named for him, including Acleris youngana (McDunnough), Crambus youngellus Kearfott, Sympistis youngi (McDunnough) and Thaumatographa youngiella (Busck).
Wingspan 12 mm.
British Columbia.
Types: Departure Bay, British Columbia (C.H. Young); Victoria, British Columbia (W. Downes).
Print References
Busck, A., 1922. Microlepidoptera from British Columbia. The Canadian Entomologist 53(12): 278. (1)
Works Cited
1.Microlepidoptera from British Columbia.
August Busck. 1922. The Canadian Entomologist 53(12): 276-280.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems