Caloptilia alnicolella (Chambers, 1875)

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES alnicolella
AUTHOR(Chambers, 1875)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONG.[racilaria] alnicolella (n. sp.)
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.], Colorado, Clear Creek, Grand River, Colorado Spring, 9000 ft.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated, "great numbers", MCZC.
STATUSSpecies
COMMENTGracilaria alnicolella Chambers, 1875 was considered as a synonym of Gracilaria alnivorella Chambers, 1875 by Ely (1918: 76).
PUBLICATION Chambers, V. T. 1875f. Teneina [sic] of Colorado. - Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science 2(4):289–305.
PAGINATION 299

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Canada Prince Edward Island Pohl, G. R., Landry, J.-F., Schmidt, B. C., Lafontaine, J. D., Troubridge, J. T., Macaulay, A. D., van Nieukerken, E. J., DeWaard, J. R., Dombroskie, J. J., Klymko, J., Nazari, V. & Stead, K. 2018. Annotated checklist of the moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera) of Canada and Alaska. - — :1–580. 56
Canada Quebec Handfield, L. 2002. Additions, corrections et radiations à la liste des Lépidoptères du Quèbec. - Fabreries 27(1):1–46. 5
Canada New Brunswick Pohl, G. R., Landry, J.-F., Schmidt, B. C., Lafontaine, J. D., Troubridge, J. T., Macaulay, A. D., van Nieukerken, E. J., DeWaard, J. R., Dombroskie, J. J., Klymko, J., Nazari, V. & Stead, K. 2018. Annotated checklist of the moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera) of Canada and Alaska. - — :1–580. 56
Canada Nova Scotia Pohl, G. R., Landry, J.-F., Schmidt, B. C., Lafontaine, J. D., Troubridge, J. T., Macaulay, A. D., van Nieukerken, E. J., DeWaard, J. R., Dombroskie, J. J., Klymko, J., Nazari, V. & Stead, K. 2018. Annotated checklist of the moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera) of Canada and Alaska. - — :1–580. 56
Canada British Columbia Pohl, G. R., Cannings, R. A., Landry, J.-F., Holden, D. G. & Scudder, G. G. E. 2015. Checklist of the Lepidoptera of British Columbia, Canada. - — :294 pp.. 42
Canada Ontario Pohl, G. R., Landry, J.-F., Schmidt, B. C., Lafontaine, J. D., Troubridge, J. T., Macaulay, A. D., van Nieukerken, E. J., DeWaard, J. R., Dombroskie, J. J., Klymko, J., Nazari, V. & Stead, K. 2018. Annotated checklist of the moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera) of Canada and Alaska. - — :1–580. 56
United States, US Maine Brower, A. E. 1984. A List of the Lepidoptera of Maine, Part 2: The Microlepidoptera, Section 2; Cosmopterigidae through Hepialidae. - — 114:i–x, 1–70. 46
United States, US Colorado Chambers, V. T. 1875f. Teneina [sic] of Colorado. - Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science 2(4):289–305. 299

Notes:  The record of Russa, Far East (Ermolaev 1981b: 81, Noreika 1994: 105) is a misidentification of Gracilaria alnivorella Chambers, 1875.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Betulaceae Alnus sp. U.S.A. Chambers, V. T. 1875f. Teneina [sic] of Colorado. - Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science 2(4):289–305. 299
*   At first a small, tentiform mine on the underside of the leaf. Later, the tip of a leaf is rolled downward.

Species Parasitoids

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Eulophidae Pediobius alcaeus U.S.A. Peck, O. 1985. The taxonomy of the Nearctic species of Pediobius (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), especially Canadian and Alaskan forms. - Canadian Entomologist 117(6):647–704. 655