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Species Coleophora quadrilineella - Hodges#1358

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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 quadrilineella (Coleophora quadrilineella - Hodges#1358)
Hodges Number
1358
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coleophora quadrilineella Chambers, 1878 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #421616.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "four-lined." Oddly, Chambers describes the moth as having "three pale ocherous lines."
Identification
Season
Two seasons in the north with adults emerging in May and August. (2)
Food
Larval host is common rush (Juncus effusus). (2)
Print References
Braun, A.F., 1914. Notes on Coleophora, with descriptions of two new species (Microlepidoptera). The Journal of the Cincinnati Society of Natural History 21(4): 164.
Brower, A.E., 1984. A list of the Lepidoptera of Maine. Part 2, The Microlepidoptera. Section 2, Cosmopterigidae through Hepialidae. Maine Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 114: 38 (PDF). (2)
Chambers, V.T., 1878. Art. III - Descriptions of new Tineina from Texas, and others from more northern localities. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4: 94.
Works Cited
1.Art. III - Descriptions of new Tineina from Texas, and others from more northern localities.
Vactor Tousey Chambers . 1878. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4: 79-106.
2.A List of the Lepidoptera of Maine. Part 2, The Microlepidoptera. Section 1 & 2
Auburn E. Brower. 1984. Maine Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 114: 1-70.