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Species Landryia matutella - Hodges#1662.1

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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 Scythrididae (Flower Moths)
Genus Landryia
Species matutella (Landryia matutella - Hodges#1662.1)
Hodges Number
1662.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Landryia matutella (Clemens, 1860)
Butalis matutella Clemens, 1860
Asymmetrura matutella
* phylogenetic sequence #048425
Size
Wingspan about 12 mm.
Food
Chambers (1878) reported the larvae in webs under leaves of asters, including great ragweed (Ambrosia trifida).
Print References
Chambers, V.T. 1878. Tineina and their food-plants. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 3: 115, 117
Clemens, B. 1860. Contributions to American lepidopterology - no.4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1860: 169
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