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Species Acrocercops pnosmodiella - Hodges#0693

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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 Acrocercopinae
Genus Acrocercops
Species pnosmodiella (Acrocercops pnosmodiella - Hodges#0693)
Hodges Number
0693
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acrocercops pnosmodiella Busck, 1902
Gracilaria (Dialectica) pnosmodiella Busck 1902
Numbers
The genus Acrocercops includes more than nine species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan is about 8 mm. (1)
Identification
Range
California to Colorado, Illinois, and Quebec. (1)
Syntype? Colorado.
Habitat
Most commonly reported in prairie regions.
Season
The adults are most common from May to August. (1)
Food
The larval host plants are Onosmodium species including Onosmodium carolinianum and Onosmodium molle. (2)
Life Cycle
Leaf miners.
Print References
Dyar, H.G., 1903. Descriptions of the larvae of some moths from Colorado. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 25: 408. (3)