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Species Cryptolectica strigosa - Hodges#0697

moth - Cryptolectica strigosa Leaf Blotch Miner - Cryptolectica strigosa Acrocercops strigosa - Cryptolectica strigosa Acrocercops strigosa - Cryptolectica strigosa Acrocercops strigosa - Cryptolectica strigosa Acrocercops strigosa - Cryptolectica strigosa Acrocercops strigosa? - Cryptolectica strigosa Acrocercops strigosa? - Cryptolectica strigosa
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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 Cryptolectica
Species strigosa (Cryptolectica strigosa - Hodges#0697)
Hodges Number
0697
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acrocercops strigosa Braun, 1914
Cryptolectica strigosa (Braun, 1914) [new combination by Eiseman & Davis in (1)]
Size
Braun (1914) reported the wingspan of the holotype ♂ as 10 mm.
Range
Quebec, south to at least Kentucky.
Holotype ♂, Powell County, Kentucky.
Season
The main flight is May to September. (2)
Food
Braun (1914) listed Quercus prinus L. (chestnut oak).
Life Cycle
Braun (1914) reported the larvae are leaf miners.
Print References
Braun, A., 1914. Notes on North American Tineina, with descriptions of new species. Entomological News Philadelphia, 25: 116.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.). 2023. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group