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Species Agonopterix senicionella - Hodges#0881

Inside rolled (violet ?) ragwort leaf - Agonopterix senicionella Inside rolled leaf - Agonopterix senicionella Inside rolled leaf - Agonopterix senicionella Inside rolled ragwort leaf - Agonopterix senicionella Leaf roller moth from Shenandoah - Agonopterix senicionella Leaf roller moth from Shenandoah - Agonopterix senicionella Leaf roller moth from Shenandoah - Agonopterix senicionella
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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 Depressariidae
Subfamily Depressariinae
Genus Agonopterix
Species senicionella (Agonopterix senicionella - Hodges#0881)
Hodges Number
0881
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Depressaria senicionella, A. senecionella, A. Seniciella
It is spelled senicionella, although the name derives from the host plant Senecio
Explanation of Names
Author: Busck 1902
Life Cycle
1. Larva. 2. Adult
Internet References
Biodiversity Heritage Library p. 742. Original description