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Species Coleotechnites coniferella - Conifer Coleotechnites Moth - Hodges#1803

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Litini
Genus Coleotechnites
Species coniferella (Conifer Coleotechnites Moth - Hodges#1803)
Hodges Number
1803
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coleotechnites coniferella (Kearfott, 1907)
Recurvaria coniferella Kearfott, 1907 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #420721
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet refers to specimens "bred from larvae on pine," a conifer. (1)
Size
Wingspan about 9 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - see original description in Print References. (1)
Range
Spotty records coast to coast United States and southern Canada. (2), (1)
Food
Gibson reared them on pine. (1)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D. 1907. New micro-lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 39(1): 3 (1)
Works Cited
1.New micro-leidoptera
W.D. Kearfott. 1907. The Canadian Entomologist 39(1-6): 1-9, 53-60, 77-84, 121-128, 153-160, 211-212.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group