Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Interested in a 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico?

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Previous events


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Caloptilia fraxinella - Ash Leaf Cone Roller Moth - Hodges#0606

Ash Leaf Cone Roller Moth - Caloptilia fraxinella A Caloptilia sp. - Caloptilia fraxinella A Caloptilia sp. - Caloptilia fraxinella Leaf roller - Caloptilia fraxinella Ash Leaf Cone Roller Moth - Caloptilia fraxinella Unknown Moth - Caloptilia fraxinella Ash Leaf Miner [=Caloptilia fraxinella?] ID Request  - Caloptilia fraxinella Caloptilia fraxinella? - Caloptilia fraxinella - male
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
Classification
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 fraxinella (Ash Leaf Cone Roller Moth - Hodges#0606)
Hodges Number
0606
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Caloptilia fraxinella (Ely, 1915)
* phylogenetic sequence #017625
Size
Wingspan about 12 mm (Pohl, et al., 2004)
Larvae mature to about 8 mm (Pohl, et al., 2004)
Identification
Larvae are cream colored (Pohl, et al., 2004). See photo at MPG.
Range
Eastern USA to the Canadian prairies
Food
A leaf roller on ash trees (Pohl, et al., 2004)
See Also
C. alnivorella
C. strictella
Print References
Ely, 1915. New species of the genus Gracilaria and note on two species already described (Lepidoptera, Gracilariidae). Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus. 3(5-7): 58.
Forbes, 1923. Memoir 68: 177. (1)
Pohl, Gregory R., et al. (2004) Caloptilia fraxinella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), a new pest of ash (Oleaceae: Fraxinus spp.) on the Canadian prairies. Can Ent. 136 (5): 733-736.
Internet References
Pinned Images at BOLD
Pinned Image and Info at Microleps
Pinned Image and Info at E. H. Strickland Museum
Works Cited
1.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.