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Species Caloptilia palustriella - Hodges#0621

Caloptilia palustriella from the Presidio, San Francisco, CA - Caloptilia palustriella
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Classification
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 Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Subfamily Gracillariinae
Genus Caloptilia
Species palustriella (Caloptilia palustriella - Hodges#0621)
Hodges Number
0621
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Caloptilia palustriella (Braun, 1910)
Gracilaria palustriella Braun, 1910 (1)
Numbers
Caloptilia includes more than 60 species in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Forewing length 7-9 mm. (3)
Range
California. (4)
Season
Adults are most common from May to October.
Food
Salix sp. (willow). (3)
Print References
Braun, A. 1910. New species of Tineina from California. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 21: 178. (1)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America, pl. 3.11, 3.12, p. 54. (3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.New species of Tineina from California.
Annette F. Braun. 1910. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 21: 171-179.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
5.North American Moth Photographers Group