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Species Bucculatrix ambrosiaefoliella - Hodges#0518

  - Bucculatrix ambrosiaefoliella Bucculatrix reared from Ambrosia psilostachya - Bucculatrix ambrosiaefoliella Bucculatrix reared from Ambrosia psilostachya - Bucculatrix ambrosiaefoliella possible Bucculatrix ambrosiaefoliella - Bucculatrix ambrosiaefoliella
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Family Bucculatricidae (Ribbed Cocoon-maker Moths)
Genus Bucculatrix
No Taxon (Section II (aster and mint leafminers))
Species ambrosiaefoliella (Bucculatrix ambrosiaefoliella - Hodges#0518)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bucculatrix ambrosiaefoliella Chambers, 1875
Wingspan: 7.5-8 mm
KY, OH, PA, MO, IA, TX, CA [cite:746613:84]
Ambrosia trifida (Giant Ragweed), A. artemisiifolia (Common Ragweed), Helianthus (sunflower) [cite:746613:85]
Print References
Braun, 1963: 83; pl. 21, figs. 119, 119, 119a (genitalia). (1)
Chambers, 1875: 119. (2)
Internet References
The Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) (4) - apparently misspelled as "ambrosiaefoliae"
Works Cited
1.The genus Bucculatrix in America north of Mexico (Microlepidoptera)
Annette F. Braun. 1963. American Entomological Society 18: 1-208.
2.Tineina of the Central United States
Chambers, V.T. 1875. Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science. 2(2): 97-121.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems