Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

BugGuide is a National Moth Week Partner. How to add your National Moth Week 2021 photos. July 17-25.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Previous events


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Bucculatrix inusitata - Hodges#0496

Bucculatrix inusitata, 0496 - Bucculatrix inusitata Bucculatrix inusitata, 0496 - Bucculatrix inusitata
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Bucculatricidae (Ribbed Cocoon-maker Moths)
Genus Bucculatrix
No Taxon (Section I (aster gallmakers and stemborers))
Species inusitata (Bucculatrix inusitata - Hodges#0496)
Hodges Number
0496
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bucculatrix inusitata Braun, 1963 (1)
Size
Braun (1963) listed the wingspan 9.5–10 mm. (1)
Identification
Braun (1963) original description is available online. (1)
Range
Moth Photographers Group - map with some data points. (2)
Holotype from Hull, Quebec (3-vi-1955). (1)
Food
The larval host is Juniperus species.
Print References
Braun, A., 1963. The genus Bucculatrix in America north of Mexico. (Microlepidoptera). Memoirs of the American Entomological Society. 18: 52; figs. 76, 76a, 76b, 76c, 77, 77a.(1)