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Species Coleotechnites macleodi - Brown Hemlock Needleminer Moth - Hodges#1819

Coleotechnites macleodi
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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Litini
Genus Coleotechnites
Species macleodi (Brown Hemlock Needleminer Moth - Hodges#1819)
Hodges Number
1819
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coleotechnites macleodi (Freeman, 1965) (1)
Pulicalvaira macleodi Freeman, 1965 (2)
Numbers
There are 49 named species of the genus Coleotechnites in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Identification
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD)(4)
Range
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some collection locations and dates.
Food
Larval host is Tsuga Carrière (hemlock)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (3)
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.Revision of Holarctic Teleiodini (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)
Sangmi Lee & Richard L. Brown (2008). 2008. Zootaxa 1818: 1–55 .
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems