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Species Glyphidocera juniperella - Juniper Tip Moth - Hodges#1136.1

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Autostichidae
Subfamily Glyphidocerinae
Genus Glyphidocera
Species juniperella (Juniper Tip Moth - Hodges#1136.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glyphidocera juniperella Adamski, 1987 (1)
Forewing length 7-8.5 mm. (1)
Decription of adult and complete life cycle is in PDF. (1)
Specimen determined by DNA. (BOLD) (2)
Southeastern United States. (3), (4), (5), (1)
Holotype ♂, Mississippi, Monroe County, Amfac Nursery, 25-VIII-1981, D. Tatum. (6)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
March to October. (7), (1)
Larval host is juniper. (1), (5)
Considered a pest of juniper especially prostrate species. (1)
See Also
Several other Glyphidocera species are similar such as G. septentrionella

Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Adamski, D., & R.L. Brown 1987. A new Nearctic Glyphidocera with descriptions of all stages. (Lepidoptera: Blastobasidae: Symmocinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 89(2): (1)