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

A Caloptilia sp. - Caloptilia fraxinella 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 Caloptila fraxinella - Caloptilia fraxinella Gracillarioidea ? - Caloptilia fraxinella
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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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Caloptilia fraxinella (Ely, 1915)
* phylogenetic sequence #017625
Wingspan about 12 mm (Pohl, et al., 2004)
Larvae mature to about 8 mm (Pohl, et al., 2004)
Larvae are cream colored (Pohl, et al., 2004). See photo at MPG.
Eastern USA to the Canadian prairies
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.