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Deltophora sella

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gelechiidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Deltophora
Deltophora sella
Similar  Chionodes, Dichomeris, Gelechiidae

Deltophora sella is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It is found in the United States (North Carolina, Florida, Arkansas, Texas and California).

The length of the forewings is 5–7 mm. The forewings are grey or brownish grey, either with or without dark markings. Adults have been recorded on wing from March to September and in November.

Subspecies

  • Deltophora sella sella (North Carolina, Florida, Arkansas, Texas)
  • Deltophora sella atacta (Meyrick, 1927) (south-western Texas)
  • Deltophora sella californica Sattler, 1979 (California)
  • References

    Deltophora sella Wikipedia


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