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Species Tebenna carduiella - Hodges#2649

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Choreutoidea (Metalmark Moths)
Family Choreutidae (Metalmark Moths)
Subfamily Choreutinae
Genus Tebenna
Species carduiella (Tebenna carduiella - Hodges#2649)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tebenna carduiella (Kearfott, 1902)
Choreutis carduiella Kearfott, 1902 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #580026
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from the former generic placement of the host plant, Carduus. (1)
Wingspan 10-13 mm, females larger than males. (1)
See original description of all life stages in Print References. (1)
The larvae feed on thistle (Cirsium), boring into the stems. (1)
Life Cycle
See Kearfott (1907) in Print References for description of life cycle . (1)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D. 1902. A revision of the North American species of the genus Choreutis. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 10: 116 (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A Revision of the North American Species of the Genus Choreutis
W. D. Kearfott. 1902. Journal of The New York Entomological Society 10: 106-125.