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Species Hellinsia glenni - Hodges#6214

Stem and root borer, goldenrod - Hellinsia glenni Plume moth from goldenrod Hellinsia glenni - male Hellinsia glenni - male Hellinsia glenni - male Hellinsia glenni - male Hellinsia glenni - male Hellinsia glenni - male
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pterophoroidea (Plume Moths)
Family Pterophoridae (Plume Moths)
Subfamily Pterophorinae
Tribe Pterophorini
Genus Hellinsia
Species glenni (Hellinsia glenni - Hodges#6214)
Hodges Number
6214
Explanation of Names
Author: Cashatt, 1972
Food
Larvae are stem borers in asters (including Symphyotrichum lanceolatum, S. ?lateriflorum, and S. lentum) and goldenrods (including Solidago canadensis).
Print References
Matthews, D. L. and T. A. Lott. 2005. Larval hostplants of the Pterophoridae (Lepidoptera: Pterophoroidea). Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 76:1-324.
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