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Species Coleophora fagicorticella - Hodges#1380

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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 (Seed Casebearers)
Species fagicorticella (Coleophora fagicorticella - Hodges#1380)
Hodges Number
1380
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coleophora fagicorticella Chambers, 1874 (1)
Coleophora fagicosticella Chamber, 1874 *(spelling correction from original description)(1)
Numbers
Coleophora has more than 158 species in America north of Mexico. (2)
Identification
The original description as Coleophora fagicosticella Chamber, is available online in the print references below.
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)
Range
Eastern United States and Canada. (2)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults are usually reported from April through July. (2)
Food
Larval host is Juncus L. (rush).
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Chambers, V.T. 1874. Micro- Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist. 6: 129.