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Species Neotelphusa querciella - Hodges#1866

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 Litini
Genus Neotelphusa
Species querciella (Neotelphusa querciella - Hodges#1866)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neotelphusa querciella (Chambers, 1872)
Xenolechia querciella Chambers, 1872
Gelechia querciella Chambers, 1872
Depressaria querciella Chambers, 1872
Oak (1)
Based on the maculation of the holotype, I (ASH) believe this species is not a Neotelphusa; it may be a Pseudotelphusa or Xenolechia.
Print References
Chambers, V.T. 1872. Micro-lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist. 4(7): 127.