Aristotelia hexacopa Meyrick, 1929
Source: Pohl, GR, Patterson, B, and Pelham JP. 2016 [unpublished]. Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. EXCEL version 1.1. (15 June 2016)
Family: Gelechiidae
Aristotelia hexacopa image
  • Aristotelia hexacopa Meyrick, 1929. TL: New Mexico, Organ Mts.

HOLOTYPE: male, New Mexico, Organ Mts., August.

DESCRIPTION: 9-10 mm in wingspan. Head, palpi white. Thorax dark fuscous, two broad white stripes. Forewings blackish, minutely white-speckled; a wedge-shaped white mark along dorsum at the base, just reaching next streak; narrow pointed oblique white streaks from costa at 1/4 and beyond middle, reaching half across wing, and irregular oblique white streaks from dorsum opposite these, first pair nearly meeting, between tips of second pair a small white mark not touching either; a small white triangular spot on costa at 3/4, and a slender tornal mark opposite; cilia gray-whitish, on termen somewhat speckled black, on costa gray with whitish tips. Hindwings gray; cilia pale gray.