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Species Blastobasis taurusella - Hodges#1162.3

Moth - Blastobasis taurusella Tentative -  - Blastobasis taurusella Tentative -  - Blastobasis taurusella Acorn Moth - Hodges #1162 (Blastobasis glandulella) - Blastobasis taurusella Blastobasis taurusella Blastobasis taurusella Blastobasis taurusella Scavenger moth - Blastobasis taurusella
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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 Blastobasidae (Scavenger Moths)
Subfamily Blastobasinae (Scavenger Moths)
Tribe Blastobasini
Genus Blastobasis
Species taurusella (Blastobasis taurusella - Hodges#1162.3)
Hodges Number
1162.3
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Blastobasis taurusella Adamski, [2003]
Identification
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (1)
Range
Southern United States. (2),(3)
Holotype from Brownsville, Cameron, Texas. (2)
Food
Larval host includes: (2)
Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch (pecan).
Quercus alba L. (white oak).
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Adamski, D., 2000 (2004). A new Blastobasis associated with acorns and pecans in the southeastern and southcentral United States (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae: Blastobasinae). Holarctic Lepidoptera, 7: 51-53. (2)