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Species Bibarrambla allenella - Bog Bibarrambla - Hodges#0911

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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 Depressariidae
Subfamily Depressariinae
Genus Bibarrambla
Species allenella (Bog Bibarrambla - Hodges#0911)
Hodges Number
0911
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bibarrambla allenella (Walsingham, 1882) (1)
Semioscopis allenella Walsingham, 1882 (2)
Agonopteryx allenella
Phylogenetic sequence #420125
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet in honor of lepidoptera collector and breeder Anson Allen (1830-1884) of Orono, Maine, who supplied some of the first specimens. (2)
Size
Wingspan 16-22 mm. (3), (2), (1)
Identification
Adult - see original description in Print References as well as Gates (1941) redesciption. (2), (1)
Range
Records from Alberta to New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, south to Georgia and Alabama, north to Minnesota. (3)
Food
Larval hosts are alder (Alnus), birch (Betula), oak (Quercus) and willow (Salix). (4), (5), (1)
Print References
Hodges, R.W., 1974. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2. E.W. Classey Ltd. and RBD Publications Inc. p. 51; plate 3, figs. 28-30. (6)
Walsingham, T. de Grey. 1882. Notes on Tineidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10: 174. (2)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American moths of the family Oecophoridae, with descriptions of new genera and species
J. F. Gates Clarke. 1941. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 90(3107): 33-286.
2.Notes on Tineidae of North America.
Lord Walsingham. 1882. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10: 165-204.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
5.Eastern Forest Insects
Whiteford L. Baker. 1972. U.S. Department of Agriculture · Forest Service.
6.The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 6.2 Gelechioidea, Oecophoridae
Ronald W. Hodges. 1974. E. W. Classey Ltd. and RBD Publications Inc.
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems