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Species Coleophora deauratella - Hodges#1398.2

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Coleophoridae (Casebearer Moths)
Subfamily Coleophorinae
Genus Coleophora
No Taxon (Seed Casebearers)
Species deauratella (Coleophora deauratella - Hodges#1398.2)
Hodges Number
Explanation of Names
Author: Lienig & Zeller, 1846
Wingspan c. 11mm.
Postocular scales dark brown rather than pale yellow or orange yellow as in C. trifolii and C. apicialbella (Landry & Wright 1993).
Palearctic, adventive in the Nearctic.
Red clover (Trifolium pratense)
Introduced from the Palearctic.
Print References
Landry, Jean-François and Barry Wright. 1993. Systematics of the Nearctic species of metallic-green Coleophora (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae). The Canadian Entomologist 125(3):549-618.
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