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Species Cycloplasis immaculata - Hodges#2493.1

Cycloplasis from Dichanthelium oligosanthes - Cycloplasis immaculata Cycloplasis from Dichanthelium oligosanthes - Cycloplasis immaculata Cycloplasis from Dichanthelium oligosanthes - Cycloplasis immaculata St. Andrews leaf miner on Dichanthelium SA860 2017 1 - Cycloplasis immaculata St. Andrews leaf miner on Dichanthelium SA860 2017 2 - Cycloplasis immaculata
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
No Taxon (Unassigned Apoditrysia)
No Taxon (Incertae sedis - The family affiliation of Cycloplasis is unresolved)
Family Unplaced-idae (Undetermined family)
Genus Cycloplasis
Species immaculata (Cycloplasis immaculata - Hodges#2493.1)
Hodges Number
2493.1
Explanation of Names
Author: Braun, 1940
Identification
Lacks the silvery band on the basal third of the forewing found on the common and widespread Cycloplasis panicifoliella.
Range
Described from a prairie in Delaware County, OK.
Food
Panicum sp.”, presumably a Dichanthelium.
Print References
Braun, Annette F. 1940. Notes and new species in the yponomeutoid group (microlepidoptera). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 66(4):273-282.