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Species Epermenia pimpinella - Hodges#2330

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Epermenioidea (Fringe-tufted Moths)
Family Epermeniidae (Fringe-tufted Moths)
Genus Epermenia
Species pimpinella (Epermenia pimpinella - Hodges#2330)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1900 by Mary E Murtfeldt as Epermenia pimpinella
Explanation of Names
The host plant was known at the time this species was described as Pimpinella integerrima, though Taenidia integerrima is now considered to be the correct name.
The larvae mine the leaves of Yellow Pimpernel (Taenidia integerrima), Golden Alexanders (Zizia aurea), and Chervil (Chaerophyllum procumbens).
Internet References
The Canadian Entomologist, v.32, p.162    Mary Murtfeldt's original description of the species