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Species Elachista dagnirella - Hodges#1088.6

Elachista dagnirella - Hodges #1108.1 - Elachista dagnirella
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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 Elachistidae (Grass Miner Moths)
Subfamily Elachistinae
Genus Elachista
No Taxon (bifasciella species group)
Species dagnirella (Elachista dagnirella - Hodges#1088.6)
Hodges Number
1088.6
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Elachista dagnirella Kaila, 1999
Explanation of Names
Elachista (Elachista), bifasciella group, leucofrons complex.
Range
YT, AK, AB, WA, OR, SD, CA, CO
Food
hostplant unknown (but two of the five species in this complex are known to feed on grasses)
Print References
Kaila, L. 1999. A revision of the Nearctic species of the genus Elachista s. 1. III. The bifasciella, praelineata, saccharella and freyerella groups (Lepidoptera, Elachistidae). Acta Zoologica Fennica 211:1-235