Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Caloptilia blandella (Clemens, 1864)
Gracilaria blandella Clemens, 1864
Wingspan approximately 9 mm.
Clemens (1864) original description as Gracilaria blandella is available online in the print references.
Quebec to Texas and east to Virginia and Maine.
Moth Photographers Group
- large map with some distribution data.
The main flight period appears to be April to September. (1)
The larval hosts include:
Juglans nigra (balck walnut).
Carya ovata (shagbark hickory).
Clemens, B., 1864. North American Micro-Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia
3: p. 505