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Species Zelleria celastrusella - Hodges#2425

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Yponomeutidae (Ermine Moths)
Subfamily Yponomeutinae
Genus Zelleria
Species celastrusella (Zelleria celastrusella - Hodges#2425)
Hodges Number
2425
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Zelleria celastrusella Kearfott, 1903 (1)
Kessleria celastrusella
Phylogenetic sequence #360029
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from the host plant genus (Celastrus). (1)
Size
Wingspan 13-16 mm. (1)
Mature larva 9-10 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult/Larva/Pupa - see original description in Print References. (1)
Range
Type locality: Essex County, New Jersey. (1)
Food
Larval host is American bittersweet (Celastrus scandens). (1)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D. 1903. Descriptions of new Tineoidea. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 11(3): 150 (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of new Tineoidea.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1903. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 11(3): 145-165.