Obithome

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Obithome
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Cosmopterigidae
Genus: Obithome
Hodges, 1964
Species: O. punctiferella
Binomial name
Obithome punctiferella
(Busck, 1906)
Synonyms
  • Mompha punctiferella Busck, 1906

Obithome is a genus of moth in the family Cosmopterigidae. It contains only one species, Obithome punctiferella, which is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Texas.[1][2]

The wingspan is 10-11 mm. The forewings are dark silvery grey, evenly speckled with numerous minute tufts of black scales. The hindwings are dark fuscous.[3] Adults have been recorded on wing in January.

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