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Species Coleophora cornella - Hodges#1297

Casebearer on Dogwood - Coleophora cornella moth from Case on Dogwood - Coleophora cornella Coleophoridae (dogwood) - Coleophora cornella Coleophoridae (dogwood) - Coleophora cornella ColeophoridaeX on Dogwood - Coleophora cornella Coleophoridae larva in case - Coleophora cornella Coleophorid on Cornus drummondi - Coleophora cornella Case on Red-osier Dogwood - Coleophora cornella
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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 (Spatulate and Tubular Leaf Casebearers)
Species cornella (Coleophora cornella - Hodges#1297)
Hodges Number
1297
Food
Dogwood (Cornus) leaves. (1)
Life Cycle
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1.case on dogwood leaf 2.larva in case 3.adult

Remarks
Larvae construct spatulate leaf cases. (1)
BOLD shows examples similar to C. comptoniella but they are in a 2nd BIN cluster containing C. comptoniella and may be misidentified.