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Species Caloptilia anthobaphes - Hodges#0589

very very small moth 1 - Caloptilia anthobaphes
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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 Gracillariinae
Genus Caloptilia
Species anthobaphes (Caloptilia anthobaphes - Hodges#0589)
Hodges Number
0589
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Caloptilia anthobaphes (Meyrick, 1921)
Gracilaria anthobaphes Meyrick, 1921
Identification
"Head purple-bronzy, face whitish. Palpi whitish, terminal joint with dark fuscous subapical band. Thorax bronzy-purple, a brassy-yellow postmedian blotch. Forewings narrow, costa gently arched, apex pointed, termen extremely oblique; deep coppery-purple; markings brassy-yellow; an elongate spot along basal fourth of dorsum; a rather oblique transverse blotch from costa at 1/3 reaching fold or sometimes nearly to dorsum; a flattened-triangular or semioval blotch on costa beyond 2/3, and a small spot on tornas opposite: cilia grey, base scaled purple. Hindwings and cilia grey." (Meyrick, 1921)
Range
Type locality: Lake Muskoka, Ontario.
See Also
Caloptilia vacciniella (Ely, 1915)
Print References
Meyrick, E., 1916-1923. Exotic Microlepidoptera, 2: 471.