Caloptilia superbifrontella (Clemens, 1860)

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES superbifrontella
AUTHOR(Clemens, 1860)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONG.[racilaria] superbifrontella.
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.].
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated. "One type in fresh condition, but lacking the left wings", ANSP (Busck 1903: 194).
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Clemens, B. 1860a. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. - No. 3. - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia [1860]:4–10.
PAGINATION 6

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Canada Nova Scotia Ferguson, D. C. 1975. Host records for Lepidoptera reared in eastern North America. - Technical Bulletin. United States Department of Agriculture, Washington (1521):1–49. 43
Canada Quebec Handfield, L. 1997. Liste des Lépidoptères du Québec et du Labrador. - Fabreries 7(Supplément):1–155. 30
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. 57
United States, US Florida Austin, G. T. 2013. Scientific note: moth community from a northcentral Florida location - a taxonomic checklist. - Tropical Lepidoptera Research 20(1):41–44. 41
United States, US Kentucky van Orden Covell, C. 1999. The butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera) of Kentucky: an annotated checklist. - — 6:i–liv, 1–220. 23
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 Michigan Nielsen, M. C. 1998. Preliminary list of Michigan moths: the Microlepidoptera. - Newsletter of the Michigan Entomological Society 43(4):1, 4–14. 4
United States, US New York Forbes, W. T. M. 1923. The Lepidoptera of New York and neighbouring states. Part I. Primitive forms, Microlepidoptera, Pyraloids, Bombyces. - Memoirs of Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station 68:1–729. 176
United States, US Vermont Grehan, J. R., Parker, B. L., Nielsen, G. R., Miller, D. H., Hedbor, J. D., Sabourin, M. & Griggs, M. S. 1995. Moths and butterflies of Vermont (Lepidoptera). A faunal checklist. - — :i–xi, 1–95. 5
United States, US Arkansas Braun, A. F. 1939. Notes and new species: Gracilariidae [sic] (Microlepidoptera). - Annals of the Entomological Society of America 32:279–287. 287
United States, US   Clemens, B. 1860a. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. - No. 3. - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia [1860]:4–10. 6
United States, US West Virginia Albu, V. & Metzler, E. 2004. Lepidoptera of North America. 5. Contributions to the Knowledge of Southern West Virginia Lepidoptera. In: Contributions of the C. P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity Colorado State University. - — :1–82. 40
United States, US Illinois Heppner, J. B. 2007. Arthropods of Florida and neighbouring land areas. Volume 17. Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalogue. - — :x+670 pp.. 242
United States, US Atlantic States Dyar, H. G. [1903]. A list of the North American Lepidoptera and key to the literature of this order of Insects. - Bulletin of the United States National Museum 52 (1902):xix + 1–723. 560
United States, US Texas Heppner, J. B. 2007. Arthropods of Florida and neighbouring land areas. Volume 17. Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalogue. - — :x+670 pp.. 242

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Hamamelidaceae Hamamelis sp. Canada Ferguson, D. C. 1975. Host records for Lepidoptera reared in eastern North America. - Technical Bulletin. United States Department of Agriculture, Washington (1521):1–49. 43
Hamamelidaceae Hamamelis vernalis U.S.A. Clemens, B. 1860a. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. - No. 3. - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia [1860]:4–10. 6
Hamamelidaceae Hamamelis vernalis U.S.A. Braun, A. F. 1939. Notes and new species: Gracilariidae [sic] (Microlepidoptera). - Annals of the Entomological Society of America 32:279–287. 287
Hamamelidaceae Hamamelis virginiana U.S.A. Ely, C. R. 1918. A revision of the North-American Gracilariidae [sic] from the standpoint of venation. - Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 19B (1917)(1–4):29–77. 75
Hamamelidaceae Hamamelis virginica U.S.A. Clemens, B. 1860a. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. - No. 3. - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia [1860]:4–10. 6
*   Larva at first miner, afterward feeds externally, rolling the leaf into a cone.

*   The record of Quercus sp. [Fagaceae] (Frey & Boll 1873, Robinson et al. 2002: 91) is probably erroneous (see Chambers 1875d: 226–227).