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Species Epicallima argenticinctella - Orange-headed Epicallima - Hodges#1046

Orange-headed Epicallima Moth - Epicallima argenticinctella Moth 09.07.15 (4) - Epicallima argenticinctella Concealer Moths (Oecophoridae) - Epicallima argenticinctella Orange Headed Epicallima - Epicallima argenticinctella Epicallima - Epicallima argenticinctella Moth - Epicallima argenticinctella Orange-headed Epicallima - Hodges#1046 - Epicallima argenticinctella Orange-headed Epicallima - Epicallima argenticinctella
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Oecophoridae (Concealer Moths)
Subfamily Oecophorinae
Tribe Oecophorini
Genus Epicallima
Species argenticinctella (Orange-headed Epicallima - Hodges#1046)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epicallima argenticinctella (Clemens, 1860)
Callima argenticinctella Clemens, 1860
Wingspan: 10-13 mm.
Nova Scotia to South Carolina, west to Kansas and Texas - Butterflies and Moths of North America
The flight period appears to be April to October with the peak in July and August. (1), (2)
Larva reared on corn plants; found under bark of elm trees.
Print References
Clemens, B. 1860. Contributions to American lepidopterology - No. 4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 166-167
Hodges, R.W., 1974. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.2. E. W. Classey Ltd. and RBD Publications Inc. p. 110; plate 7, figs. 10-11. (3)