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Species Lampronia oregonella - Hodges#0176

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Adeloidea (Fairy Moths and kin)
Family Prodoxidae (Yucca Moths)
Subfamily Lamproniinae
Genus Lampronia
Species oregonella (Lampronia oregonella - Hodges#0176)
Hodges Number
0176
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lampronia oregonella Walsingham, 1880 (1)
Size
Wingspan: 21-24 mm (2).
Identification
"Forewing cinnamon brown, with a cream white basal transverse band, a second transverse band on mid wing, and a costal spot that extends about 2/3 across the wing . Hindwing medium gray" (2).
Range
British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, and Colorado (2).
Habitat
Dry open pine forest and subalpine meadows (2).
Season
BugGuide records from July.
Food
Heuchera (Saxifragaceae) (2)
Print References
Walsingham, T. 1880. On some new and little known species of Tineidæ. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1880: 91; pl. 12, fg. 11 (1).
Internet References
Dr. Olle Pellmyr's species page at Tree of Life (ToL) (2).
Works Cited
1.On some new and little known species of Tineidae
Walsingham, T. 1880. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 77-93.
2.Lampronia oregonella (Walsingham)
Olle Pellmyr. 1996. The Tree of Life Web Project.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems