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Species Lipocosma adelalis - Hodges#4883

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Glaphyriinae
Genus Lipocosma
Species adelalis (Lipocosma adelalis - Hodges#4883)
Hodges Number
4883
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lipocosma adelalis (Kearfott, 1903)
Symphysa adelalis Kearfott, 1903
Season
46 adults reared by Kearfott, from late instar larvae collected in late June in New Jersey, eclosed July to 20 August.
Food
Reared by Kearfott from case-bearing larvae feeding on an oak-encrusting lichen; the case is built from pieces of lichen held together by silk, making the larva highly cryptic
Print References
Kearfott, W.D., 1903. Descriptions of New Tineoidea. J. New York Ent. Soc. 11(3): 145, pl. IX (figs. 11 (imago), 20 (case on lichen))
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens