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Species Phyllonorycter insignis - Hodges#0758

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Classification
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 Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Subfamily Lithocolletinae
Genus Phyllonorycter
Species insignis (Phyllonorycter insignis - Hodges#0758)
Hodges Number
0758
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phyllonorycter insignis (Walsingham, 1889)
Lithocolletis insignis Walsingham, 1889
Identification
See type specimen at the Global Taxonomic Database of Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) website.
Range
Type locality: Lake and Mendocino Counties, CA.
Food
Ceanothus integerrimus, see Braun (1916).
See Also
Phyllonorycter manzanita (Braun, 1925)
Print References
Braun, A.F., 1908. Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 34: 283, pl. 21, fig. 10.
Braun, A.F., 1916. Notes on Lithocolletis with descriptions of new species (Lep.). Entomological news and proceedings of the Entomological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 27(2): 82.
Walsingham, L.T.d.G., 1889. Steps towards a revision of Chambers' index, with notes and descriptions of new species. Insect Life. U.S. Department Agriculture, 2: 117.
Internet References
Species Page at Global Taxonomic Database of Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera)