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Species Crocidosema plebejana - Cotton Tipworm Moth - Hodges#3274

Crocidosema plebejana Crocidosema plebejana moth 6/20 - Crocidosema plebejana Cotton Tipworm Moth - Hodges#3274 - Crocidosema plebejana Cotton Tipworm Moth - Hodges #3274 - Crocidosema plebejana 3274  - Crocidosema plebejana Cotton Tipworm Moth - Hodges #3274 - Crocidosema plebejana Texas SE Gulf Coast - Crocidosema plebejana
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Classification
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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Eucosmini
Genus Crocidosema
Species plebejana (Cotton Tipworm Moth - Hodges#3274)
Hodges Number
3274
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Crocidosema plebejana Zeller, 1847
Phylogenetic sequence #100425
Size
WS ≈ 12–16 mm (1)
Range
Found today all over the subtropical and tropical regions of the world and even occurs on many oceanic islands. (1)
Remarks
Cosmopolitan. Probably an introduced species from the Neotropics.
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults (2)
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens (3)
Wikipedia - detail description (1)