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Species Lyonetia latistrigella - Hodges#0470

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Lyonetiidae (Lyonet Moths)
Subfamily Lyonetiinae
Genus Lyonetia
Species latistrigella (Lyonetia latistrigella - Hodges#0470)
Hodges Number
0470
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lyonetia latistrigella Walsingham, 1882
Identification
Forbes (1923) stated "fore wing with a fascia running from middle of inner margin to three-fourths way out on costa, followed by a ferruginous patch; without the costal streak of L. speculella [ Lyonetia prunifoliella]; apical black dot preceded by white scales." (1)
Season
August, September records on Moth Photographers Group.
Food
Forbes (1923) reported Rhododendron maximum L. (great laurel). (1)
Print References
Forbes, W.T.M. 1923. The Lepidoptera of New York and neighboring states. Cornell University Memoir 68. p. 152. (1)
Maier, C.T. 1995. Hosts and density of Lyonetia spp. (Lepidoptera: Lyonetiidae) mining the foliage of woody ericaceous and rosaceous plants. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 88(6). pp. 738-747.
Walsingham, 1882. Notes on Tineidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10. p. 203
Works Cited
1.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
2.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
3.North American Moth Photographers Group