Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Promalactis suzukiella (Matsumura, 1931)
Borkhausenia suzukiella Matsumura, 1931
* phylogenetic sequence #030150
Forewing length 4.5-7 mm.
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.
Most records are from May through September.
- map of photo records submitted to the guide.
Promalactis suzukiella (Matsumura, 1931) is now recognized within the North American fauna (Central Atlantic).
Native to Korea, Japan and Taiwan.
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
Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD)
- collection map and photos of pinned adults.