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Species Coleotechnites quercivorella - Hodges#1828

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Litini
Genus Coleotechnites
Species quercivorella (Coleotechnites quercivorella - Hodges#1828)
Hodges Number
1828
Explanation of Names
Apparently Latin for "little oak eater", from quercus (oak), vorare (eat), and a diminutive suffix.
Identification
Food
Oaks including Quercus rubra and Quercus alba (Moths of North Carolina)
See Also
Compare with Coleotechnites florae.