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Species Caloptilia rhoifoliella - Sumac Leafblotch Miner - Hodges#0630

Poison Ivy Leaf Miner ID Request - Caloptilia rhoifoliella Gracillariidae on Sumac, pupaX in cocoon - Caloptilia rhoifoliella Caloptilia rhoifoliella? - Caloptilia rhoifoliella Sumac Leafblotch Miner - Caloptilia rhoifoliella A Micro Moth - Caloptilia rhoifoliella Caloptilia rhoifoliella Caloptilia rhoifoliella C. rhoifoliella ex Cotinus coggygria - Caloptilia rhoifoliella
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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 rhoifoliella (Sumac Leafblotch Miner - Hodges#0630)
Hodges Number
0630
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Caloptilia rhoifoliella (Chambers, 1876)
Formerly in genus Gracillaria (or "Gracilaria" [sic] per Nearctica)
Explanation of Names
calo - Greek for 'beautiful' (1)
Numbers
63 spp. per Arnett (1985) (2), see list at: Nearctica
Range
TX-FL-ME-IA - Map (MPG)
Food
Sumac, Rhus (Anacardiaceae) per Microleps.org and Kimball (1965) (3)
Sumac, 20 Rhus spp. - USDA Plants Database
Poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) Illinois Wildflowers
Life Cycle
All species of this genus are leaf miners as young larvae, but many leave their mine when half grown and form a cone by twisting and rolling the end of the leaf. (2)
Remarks
Type Locality, Kentucky per Harvard MCZ Type Database
Print References
Original description appears to be from:
Chambers, V.T. 1876. Tineina. Canadian Entomologist 8(11): 158–160.
Internet References
Genus Caloptilia - Microleps.org
Caloptilia rhoifoliella - California Moth Specimens Database
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
3.The Lepidoptera of Florida: An Annotated Checklist.
Charles P. Kimball. 1965. Florida Dept. of Ag. Gainesville, FL. v + 363 pp.