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Species Cremastobombycia grindeliella - Hodges#0721

Cremastobombycia grindeliella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Family Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Subfamily Lithocolletinae
Genus Cremastobombycia
Species grindeliella (Cremastobombycia grindeliella - Hodges#0721)
Hodges Number
0721
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cremastobombycia grindeliella (Walsingham, 1891)
Lithocolletis grindeliella Walsingham, 1891 (1)
Numbers
There are 5 named Cremastobombycia species in America north of Mexico.
Size
Forewing length 2.8 to 4.4 mm.(2)
Identification
The original description as Lithocolletis grindeliella Walsingham, is available online at the link in the print references below
Range
Central coastal California. (2)
Food
Larval hosts are Grindelia sp.
including Grindelia robusta. (2)
Life Cycle
Leaf miners.
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Powell, J.A., & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. pl. 3.21; p. 55.(2)
Walsingham, L. 1891. Insect Life. 3: 327.
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner
Annette F. Braun. 1908. University of Cincinnati.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.