Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Euzophera aglaeella - Hodges#5995.1

Moth - Euzophera aglaeella Moth - Euzophera aglaeella Moth - Euzophera aglaeella
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
Genus Euzophera
Species aglaeella (Euzophera aglaeella - Hodges#5995.1)
Hodges Number
5995.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euzophera aglaeella Ragonot, 1887 (1)
Long treated as a form of Euzophera semifuneralis (Walker, 1863).
Phylogenetic sequence #800216
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet perhaps from ancient Greek "aglae" meaning "beauty."
Size
Wingspan about 20-25 mm (based on E. semifuneralis).
Identification
Adult - see original description in Print References. (1) Under Euzophera semifuneralis Heinrich (1956) states "E. aglaeela represents a color form, with paler red-brown areas and more strongly contrasted blackish median dustings and markings. It is commoner in the Western and Southwestern States and Mexico." (2)
Range
Not well known, at least Arizona and Mexico.
Food
Larvae bore in walnut (318). Heinrich (1956) states it is a bark borer in plum, olives and walnut. (2)
See Also
Euzophera semifuneralis
Print References
Ragonot, E.L. 1887. Diagnoses of North American Phycitidæ and Galleriidæ: 14 (1)
Works Cited
1.Diagnoses of North American Phycitiae and Galleriiae.
Émile Louis Ragonot. 1887. Self-published Paris, France: pp. 1-20.
2.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.