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Species Promalactis suzukiella - Suzuki's Promalactis Moth - Hodges#1047.1

Promalactis suzukiella Promalactis suzukiella 1047.1 – Suzuki's Promalactis Moth – Promalactis suzukiella - Promalactis suzukiella this moth was resting on my front door's windpane-I live in 1-2 blocks from the Great South Bay.  - Promalactis suzukiella Suzuki's Promalactis Moth - Promalactis suzukiella Promalactis - Promalactis suzukiella Promalactis suzukiella Promalactis suzukiella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Oecophoridae (Concealer Moths)
Subfamily Oecophorinae
Tribe Oecophorini
Genus Promalactis
Species suzukiella (Suzuki's Promalactis Moth - Hodges#1047.1)
Hodges Number
1047.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Promalactis suzukiella (Matsumura, 1931)
Borkhausenia suzukiella Matsumura, 1931
* phylogenetic sequence #030150
Size
Forewing length 4.5-7 mm.
Range
Introduced with records from Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
Appears to be expanding south to at least Georgia.

Moth Photographers Group - large range map with some collection locations and dates.
Season
Most records are from May through September.
Bug Guide - map of photo records submitted to the guide.
Remarks
Promalactis suzukiella (Matsumura, 1931) is now recognized within the North American fauna (Central Atlantic).

Native to Korea, Japan and Taiwan.
Print References
Adamski, D., G. Hevel & A. Pultyniewicz 2009. Redescription and Immature Stages of Promalactis Suzukiella (Matsumura) (Gelechioidea: Oecophoridae), A New Introduction into the United States. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 111(1): 204–214 (PDF)
Internet References
Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) - collection map and photos of pinned adults.