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Species Caloptilia belfragella - Hodges#0594

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Family Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Subfamily Gracillariinae
Genus Caloptilia
Species belfragella (Caloptilia belfragella - Hodges#0594)
Hodges Number
0594
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Caloptilia belfragella (Chambers, 1875)
Gracilaria belfragella Chambers, 1875
Caloptilia belfrageella (misspelling)
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of insect collector, Swedish nobleman and Texas Ranger Gustave W. Belfrage (1834-1882).
Identification
Genitalia:
Range
Records from Texas to Georgia, north to Maine and Wisconsin. (1)
Type locality: Bosque County, Texas.
Food
Rolls dogwood leaves, usually lengthwise rather than in the transverse cone typical of its genus. (2)
Print References
Chambers, V.T., 1875. Tineina from Texas. The Canadian Entomologist 7(1): 8.
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.Tracks & Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates
Charley Eiseman & Noah Charney. 2010. Stackpole Books.