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Species Coleophora laricella - Larch Casebearer - Hodges#1311

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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 (Spatulate and Tubular Leaf Casebearers)
Species laricella (Larch Casebearer - Hodges#1311)
Hodges Number
1311
Remarks
Originally from Europe. Introduced in Norrh America in the 19th century.
A braconid wasp, Agathis pumilis, was imported into the US and Canada during the 1930s. It is now widely distributed and provides a high degree of control in some areas. Winter is spent in the larval stage within the host.(1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - live & pinned images
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coleophora_laricella
Works Cited
1.Eastern Forest Insects
Whiteford L. Baker. 1972. U.S. Department of Agriculture · Forest Service.