Ribbed Cocoon-maker Moth
( Bucculatricidae )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Bucculatricidae
(Zeller, 1839)
Common Name:Ribbed Cocoon-maker Moth
Life Stage:P

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Holometabola
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Bucculatricidae
Taxon Code:LEP01884
ITIS TSN#:693958

LOCATION DETAILS
Location
ECI Site#:CAEB010108

RECOGNITION
Tiny moths that have the top of head covered with rough, bristly scales.
Wingspan
4-11 mm.

BIOLOGY
Food
Larvae are leaf skeletonizers.

HABITAT

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar

REFERENCES
  • Family Bucculatricidae - Ribbed Cocoon-maker Moths. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/13133). Accessed March 12, 2016. [ IMAGES ]
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System TSN#693958


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