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Species Opostegoides scioterma - Hodges#0125

A Pseudopostega sp. - Opostegoides scioterma A Pseudopostega sp. - Opostegoides scioterma A Pseudopostega sp. - Opostegoides scioterma Opostegoides scioterma? - Opostegoides scioterma Opostegoides scioterma? - Opostegoides scioterma
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Nepticuloidea (Pygmy Leafmining Moths)
Family Opostegidae
Subfamily Oposteginae
Genus Opostegoides
Species scioterma (Opostegoides scioterma - Hodges#0125)
Hodges Number
0125
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Opostegoides scioterma (Meyrick, 1920) (1)
Opostega scioterma Meyrick, 1920
Size
The forewing length is 3.1-4.4 mm.
Identification
Range
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include Ontario to Florida, British Columbia to Oregon. (2)
Season
The adults appear to be most common from March to August. (3), (2)
Heppner (2003) reported March and June for Florida. (2)
Food
Heppner (2003) reported the larval host as Ribes sp. (currant) Grossulariaceae. (2)
HOSTS database listed the following. (4)
Ribes rubrum L. (cultivated currant).
Ribes uva-crispa L. (European gooseberry).
Print References
Meyrick, E., 1920. Exotic Microlepidoptera, Vol. 2: 358.