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

Moth ID Request - Aristotelia roseosuffusella Hodges#1761 - Aristotelia roseosuffusella 1761  - Aristotelia roseosuffusella Aristotelia roseosuffusella - Pink-washed Aristotelia moth - Aristotelia roseosuffusella Aristotelia - Aristotelia roseosuffusella Aristotelia - Aristotelia roseosuffusella Pink-washed Aristotelia - Aristotelia roseosuffusella Moth - Aristotelia roseosuffusella
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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Anomologinae
Genus Aristotelia
Species roseosuffusella (Pink-washed Aristotelia - Hodges#1761)
Hodges Number
1761
Other Common Names
Clover Aristotelia Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aristotelia roseosuffusella (Clemens, 1860)
Phylogenetic sequence #051100
Size
TL ≈ 7mm (1)
Identification
Brown FW with bold pattern of oblique black and white bars. Light inner margin is marked with pink spots. (1)
Food
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.