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Species Coleophora asterophagella - Hodges#1266

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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 Coleophoridae (Casebearer Moths)
Subfamily Coleophorinae
Genus Coleophora
No Taxon (Annulate Casebearers)
Species asterophagella (Coleophora asterophagella - Hodges#1266)
Hodges Number
1266
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coleophora asterophagella McDunnough, 1944 (1), (2)
Explanation of Names
Species name, asterophagella, refers to the larvae feeding on Aster. (1)
Numbers
There are at least 150 Coleophora species in America north of Mexico.(3)
Identification
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (4)
Range
Across Canada and the northern United States. (5)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults are most often reported from June to August. (5)
Food
Larval host is Aster species. (1)
See Also
Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Works Cited
1.Three Aster feeding Coleophorids and their allies. (Lepidoptera)
J. McDunnough. The Canadian Entomologist 76(5): 104-109.
2.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
5.North American Moth Photographers Group