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Species Coleophora klimeschiella - Russian Thistle Casebearer - Hodges#1398.7

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Classification
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
Species klimeschiella (Russian Thistle Casebearer - Hodges#1398.7)
Hodges Number
1398.7
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coleophora klimeschiella Toll, 1952
Identification
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (1)
Range
Introduced to California, Texas and Hawaii. Native of Asia Minor and central Asia.(1)
Food
Salsola tragus L. (Prickly russian thistle)
See Also
Coleophora parthenica, a plain white species utilizing the same host.
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 6, fig. 27; p. 76. (2)