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Species Caloreas apocynoglossa - Hodges#2634

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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Caloreas apocynoglossa (Heppner, 1976) (1)
Choreutis apocynoglossa Heppner, 1976
Phylogenetic Sequence # 580011
Forewing length 5.5-.5 mm.(1)
University of California, Berkeley - large photo of pinned adult.
"Coastal California, from San Mateo Co. northwards to Mendocino Co." (2)
Holotype: Del Valle Lk. [Rocky Ridge, 8 air mi. SSE Livermore], Patterson Reserve, Alameda Co., CA.
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.
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)