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Species Prochoreutis inflatella - Skullcap Skeletonizer Moth - Hodges#2629

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Choreutoidea (Metalmark Moths)
Family Choreutidae (Metalmark Moths)
Subfamily Choreutinae
Genus Prochoreutis
Species inflatella (Skullcap Skeletonizer Moth - Hodges#2629)
Hodges Number
2629
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prochoreutis inflatella (Clemens, 1863)
Numbers
Common (1)
Size
Wingspan 9-11mm (1)
Identification
Mark Dreiling's
DNA Supported Specimen
Range
Throughout the East (1)
Season
Flies June to September (1)
Food
Skeletonizer of mad-dog skullcap, Scutellaria lateriflora (1)
Remarks
Attracted to mercury vapor lamps
Print References
Covell, page 424, plate 63 (#1) (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens
BugTracks - photos of larval feeding sign and reared adult
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.