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Species Coleotechnites australis - Hodges#1793

1793 - Coleotechnites australis 1793 - Coleotechnites australis
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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Gelechiinae
Tribe Litini
Genus Coleotechnites
Species australis (Coleotechnites australis - Hodges#1793)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coleotechnites australis (Freeman, 1963)
Pulicalvaria australis Freeman, 1963 (1), (2)
Southeast United States (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Most records of adults are from March, and May to September. (3)
HOSTS database(4) lists Juniperus virginiana L. (eastern redcedar) Cupressaceae.
Print References
Freeman, T.N., 1963. Two new species of coniferous needle miners from Louisiana and the description of a new genus (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). The Canadian Entomologist 95(7): 727-730. (2)