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Species Caloptilia violacella - Hodges#0644

Moth - unrolled proboscis - Caloptilia violacella Caloptilia Moth - Hodges #0644 - Caloptilia violacella Caloptilia violacella Sedwick park leaf miner on Lespedeza D272 Caloptilia maybe 2016 1 - Caloptilia violacella Caloptilia violacella Durham Glennstone preserve leaf miner on Desmodium species D310 Caloptillia maybe 2016 4 - Caloptilia violacella Caloptilia violacella Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Lespedeza cuneata D982 2018 4 - Caloptilia violacella
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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 violacella (Caloptilia violacella - Hodges#0644)
Hodges Number
Explanation of Names
Clemens, 1860
wingspan is around 10 mm
Eastern US
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