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Species Coleophora glaucicolella - Hodges#1378

2135a Coleophora glaucicolella 1378 - Coleophora glaucicolella 2135b Coleophora glaucicolella 1378 - Coleophora glaucicolella 1378  - Coleophora glaucicolella Coleophora glaucicolella Coleophora glaucicolella - Silk Casebearer 1378 - Coleophora glaucicolella Coleophora glaucicolella Coleophora glaucicolella Coleophora glaucicolella
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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 Coleophoridae (Casebearer Moths)
Subfamily Coleophorinae
Genus Coleophora
No Taxon (Silk Casebearers)
Species glaucicolella (Coleophora glaucicolella - Hodges#1378)
Hodges Number
1378
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coleophora glaucicolella, Wood, 1892
Numbers
one of about 148 species in the genus for North American north of Mexico
Size
wingspan 10–12 mm
Range
From Europe, east to the Urals and Iran, west to Greenland and North America (where it is found in most of Canada and northern United States). Also in China
Season
adults fly June to August
Food
known larval foodplants are Juncus sp. (Meadow Rush)
Juncus inflexus - plant information at plants.usda.gov
Juncus conglomeratus
Juncus effusus
Juncus gerardii
Remarks
Larvae construct trivalved tubular silk cases. (1)
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