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Species Catastega aceriella - Hodges#3334

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tortricoidea (Tortricid Moths)
Family Tortricidae (Tortricid Moths)
Subfamily Olethreutinae
Tribe Eucosmini
Genus Catastega
Species aceriella (Catastega aceriella - Hodges#3334)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Maple Trumpet Skeletonizer Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Catastega aceriella Clemens, [1862]
Heyda signatata Clemens, 1864
Gelechia aceriella
Enarmonia aceriella
Epinotia aceriella
Phylogenetic sequence #621265
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet taken from the host plant genus, Acer.
Wingspan 16-17 mm. (1)
Southern Ontario and Nova Scotia south to North Carolina and Tennessee, west to Illinois and Minnesota. (2)
Larvae feed on the leaves of maple (Acer).
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae
Carl Heinrich. 1923. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 1-298.
2.Resurrection of Catastega (Clemens) and revision of the Epinotia vertumnana (Zeller) species-group (Tortricidae: Olethreutinae)
Richard L. Brown. 1986. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 40(4): 327-346.