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Species Pococera asperatella - Maple Webworm Moth - Hodges#5606

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Epipaschiinae
Genus Pococera
Species asperatella (Maple Webworm Moth - Hodges#5606)
Hodges Number
5606
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pococera asperatella (Clemens, 1860)
Lanthaphe asperatella Clemens, 1860
Phylogenetic sequence #166575
Numbers
There are twenty-six named species of Pococera in America north of Mexico.
Range
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Most records are from March through October. MPG
Food
Known larval hosts include various maples and oaks, quaking aspen and American beech. There is also a BugGuide record on American sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua). (1), (2)
Print References
Clemens, B. 1860 Contributions to American Lepidopterology. No. 5. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 12: 207