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Species Antispila freemani - Hodges#0233

Antispila reared from Cornus drummondii - Antispila freemani ?heliozelid - Antispila freemani ?heliozelid - Antispila freemani Shield Bearer Moth - Antispila freemani Shield Bearer Moth - Antispila freemani Shield Bearer Moth - Antispila freemani Leaf mine - Antispila freemani Leaf mine - Antispila freemani
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Adeloidea (Fairy Moths and kin)
Family Heliozelidae (Shield Bearer Moths)
Genus Antispila
Species freemani (Antispila freemani - Hodges#0233)
Hodges Number
0233
Explanation of Names
Author: Lafontaine, 1973
Range
Nova Scotia to southern Ontario (Lafontaine 1973); across Canada and throughout New England, per BOLD data.
Food
Michael Palmer has reared it on Cornus drummondii.
Print References
Lafontaine, J. D. 1973. Eastern North American species of Antispila (Lepidoptera: Heliozelidae) feeding on Nyssa and Cornus. The Canadian Entomologist 105(7):991-996.
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