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Species Glyphidocera juniperella - Juniper Tip Moth - Hodges#1136.1

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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 Autostichidae
Subfamily Glyphidocerinae
Genus Glyphidocera
Species juniperella (Juniper Tip Moth - Hodges#1136.1)
Hodges Number
1136.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glyphidocera juniperella Adamski, 1987 (1)
Size
Forewing length 7-8.5 mm. (1)
Identification
Decription of adult and complete life cycle is in PDF. (1)
Specimen determined by DNA. (BOLD) (2)
Range
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.
Season
March to October. (7), (1)
Food
Larval host is juniper. (1), (5)
Remarks
Considered a pest of juniper especially prostrate species. (1)
See Also
Several other Glyphidocera species are similar such as G. septentrionella

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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)