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Species Prochoreutis inflatella - Skullcap Skeletonizer Moth - Hodges#2629

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Choreutoidea (Metalmark Moths)
Family Choreutidae (Metalmark Moths)
Subfamily Choreutinae
Genus Prochoreutis
Species inflatella (Skullcap Skeletonizer Moth - Hodges#2629)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prochoreutis inflatella (Clemens, 1863)
Common (1)
Wingspan 9-11mm (1)
Mark Dreiling's
DNA Supported Specimen
Throughout the East (1)
Flies June to September (1)
Skeletonizer of mad-dog skullcap, Scutellaria lateriflora (1)
Attracted to mercury vapor lamps
Print References
Covell, page 424, plate 63 (#1) (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens
BugTracks - photos of larval feeding sign and reared adult
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.