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Species Coleophora sacramenta - Hodges#1255

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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 Coleophoridae (Casebearer Moths)
Subfamily Coleophorinae
Genus Coleophora
No Taxon (Pistol Casebearers)
Species sacramenta (Coleophora sacramenta - Hodges#1255)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coleophora sacramenta Heinrich, 1914
Forewing length 6-8 mm. (1)
Northeastern North America; introduced to California, British Columbia. (2) , (3), (4), (1)
Adults are most common from June to August; longer flight in California. (3)
Larval host plants include: (1)
Prunus domestica (plum), and other stone fruits in California.
Populus (aspen & poplar) in the eastern United States.
Print References
Davidson, W.M., 1918. The California pistol case bearer Coleophora sacrementa. Journal of Economic Entomology, 11: 446.
Heinrich, C., 1914. A new Californian Coleophora on plum. Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus, 2(10): 145
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, plate 6, fig. 18; p. 75. (1)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Assessment of species diversity in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone
McAlpine D.F., Smith I.M. (eds.). 2010. Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press). 785 pp.
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems