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Species Aristotelia roseosuffusella - Pink-washed Aristotelia - Hodges#1761

Garden Webworm Moth - Hodges#1761 - Aristotelia roseosuffusella Hodges#1761 - Aristotelia roseosuffusella Hodges#1761 - Aristotelia roseosuffusella Aristotelia roseosuffusella Gelechiidae, larva - Aristotelia roseosuffusella Aristotelia roseosuffusella Pink-washed Aristotelia - Aristotelia roseosuffusella Aristotelia roseosuffusella
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Anomologinae
Genus Aristotelia
Species roseosuffusella (Pink-washed Aristotelia - Hodges#1761)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Clover Aristotelia Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aristotelia roseosuffusella (Clemens, 1860)
Phylogenetic sequence #051100
TL ≈ 7mm (1)
Brown FW with bold pattern of oblique black and white bars. Light inner margin is marked with pink spots. (1)
Clover (1); Leaf tiers and skeletonizers on Lespedeza, Desmodium, Dalea (Terry Harrison)
Life Cycle
Life Cycle Images:
Leaf Damage on Lespedeza capitata, larva, larva, spent pupa, adult
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens
pinned adult images, plus collection site map showing presence in Alberta and Saskatchewan (All-Leps)
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.