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Species Exaeretia umbraticostella - Hodges#0900

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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 Exaeretia
Species umbraticostella (Exaeretia umbraticostella - Hodges#0900)
Hodges Number
0900
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Exaeretia umbraticostella (Walsingham, 1881)
Depresaria umbraticostella Walsingham, 1881 (1)
Agonopteryx umbraticostella
Martyrhilda umbraticostella
Phylogenetic sequence #420114.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "shaded-costa" for the "conspicuous outwardly diffused blackish fuscous shade on the middle of the costa." (1)
Size
Wingspan 16-19 mm. (1), (2)
Forewing length 6.0-8.5 mm. (3)
Mature larva to 11-12 mm. (4)
Identification
Adult - see original description and Clarke (1941) re-description. (1), (2)
Range
British Columbia and South Dakota to western Texas and southern California (3)
Type localities: Mount Shasta, California; and "North Oregon." (2)
Habitat
Up to at least 7,000 ft. (2)
Food
Have been reared on arrowleaf balsamroot (Balsamohirza sagittata) and little sunflower (Helianthus pumilus) where they feed within tubes, formed from tied terminal leaves. (4), (5), (2)
See Also
Exaeretia gracilis (Walsingham, 1889)
Print References
Walsingham, Lord. 1881. On some North-American Tineidae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1881: 318; Pl.36, f.8. (1)
Works Cited
1.On some North-American Tineidae.
Lord Walsingham. 1881. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1881: 301-324, Pl.35,36.
2.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.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.Wikipedia
5.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database