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Species Blastobasis taurusella - Hodges#1162.3

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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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Blastobasis taurusella Adamski, [2003]
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (1)
Southern United States. (2),(3)
Holotype from Brownsville, Cameron, Texas. (2)
Larval host includes: (2)
Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch (pecan).
Quercus alba L. (white oak).
See Also
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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)