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Species Caloreas apocynoglossa - Hodges#2634

Meadow Moth - Caloreas apocynoglossa Meadow Moth - Caloreas apocynoglossa Caloreas apocynoglossa - Hodges #2634 - Caloreas apocynoglossa Moth on Mertensia franciscana - Caloreas apocynoglossa Prochoreutis extrincicella? or Tebenna? - Caloreas apocynoglossa
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Choreutoidea (Metalmark Moths)
Family Choreutidae (Metalmark Moths)
Subfamily Choreutinae
Genus Caloreas
Species apocynoglossa (Caloreas apocynoglossa - Hodges#2634)
Hodges Number
2634
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Caloreas apocynoglossa (Heppner, 1976) (1)
Choreutis apocynoglossa Heppner, 1976
Phylogenetic Sequence # 580011
Size
Forewing length 5.5-.5 mm.(1)
Identification
University of California, Berkeley - large photo of pinned adult.
Range
California(2); Montana. (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults are most often reported from February to May; October. (3)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Other species in this genus, such as Caloreas occidentella are virtually identical and found in the same range.

In the eastern range, Prochoreutis extrincicella looks very similar.
Print References
Heppner, J.B., 1976. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 52(3): 256, figs 1-3.
Powell, J.A., & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, p. 122, pl. 12.14.(1)