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Species Canarsia ulmiarrosorella - Elm Leaftier Moth - Hodges#5926

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
No Taxon (Sarata Series)
Genus Canarsia
Species ulmiarrosorella (Elm Leaftier Moth - Hodges#5926)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Canarsia ulmiarrosorella (Clemens, 1860) (1)
Nephopterix ulmiarrosorella Clemens, 1860
Wingspan 15-20 mm. (1)
The Heinrich (1956), and Hulst (1890) descriptions are available online in the print references.
Occurs in much of eastern North America. (2), (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Records of adults are mostly from March to October. (4)
Larvae feed on slippery elm Ulmus rubra
Life Cycle
Overwinter as pupa.(5)
Two generations per year.(5)
Print References
Heinrich, C. 1956. American Moths of the Subfamily Phycitinae. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 202. (1)
Hulst, G.D. 1890. The Phycitidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 17: 180.
Neunzig, H.H., 2003. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.5, p. 219; pl. 3.30-32. (6)
Works Cited
1.American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae
Carl Heinrich. 1956. United States National Museum Bulletin 207: 1-581.
2.Moths of Brackenridge Field Laboratory University of Texas at Austin
3.South Carolina Moth Species
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.Eastern Forest Insects
Whiteford L. Baker. 1972. U.S. Department of Agriculture · Forest Service.
6.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 15.5. Pyraloidea, Pyralidae, Phycitinae
H. H. Neunzig. 2003. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.