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Species Bucculatrix insolita - Hodges#0532

Bucculatrix insolita
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Family Bucculatricidae (Ribbed Cocoon-maker Moths)
Genus Bucculatrix
No Taxon (Section II (aster and mint leafminers))
Species insolita (Bucculatrix insolita - Hodges#0532)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bucculatrix insolita Braun, 1918 (1)
Wingspan 7-7.5 mm. (1)
The original description is available in PDF or view online in the print references below. (1)
California. (2)
This specimen reared from Eriophyllum confertiflorum (DC.) A. Gray (golden yarrow).
Print References
Braun, A. 1918. New genera and species of Lyonetiidae (Microlepidoptera). Entomological news, and proceedings of the Entomological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 29(7): 248. (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.New genera and species of Lyonetiidae (Microlepidoptera)
Annette F. Braun. 1918. Entomological News Philadelphia 29: 245-251.
2.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List