Caloptilia violacella (Clemens, 1860)

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES violacella
AUTHOR(Clemens, 1860)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONG.[racilaria] violacella.
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.].
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated, "One type", ANSP (Busck 1903: 196).
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Clemens, B. 1860a. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. - No. 3. - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia [1860]:4–10.
PAGINATION 7

Species Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
desmodifoliella (Clemens, 1865) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
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
Canada Quebec 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 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. 558
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 Chambers, V. T. 1872. Micro-Lepidoptera. - Canadian Entomologist 4(1,2,3,4, 5):7–12, 25–29, 41–44, 65–69, 88–92, 106–108. 27
United States, US Illinois Godfrey, G. L., Cashatt, E. D. & Glenn, M. O. 1987. Microlepidoptera from the Sandy Creek and Illinois River Region: An annotated checklist of the suborders Dacnonypha, Monotrysia, and Ditrysia (in part) (Insecta). - — :1–44. 14
United States, US New York 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 Texas Zeller, P. C. 1873. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Zweite Abtheilung. - Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 23:201–334, pls. 3–4. 308 (as desmodifoliella)
United States, US   Clemens, B. 1860a. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. - No. 3. - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia [1860]:4–10. 7
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 Missouri 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. 74

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Fabaceae Cajanus cajan U.S.A. Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2001. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental Region. - — :1–744. 91
Fabaceae Desmodium rotundifolium U.S.A. Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2001. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental Region. - — :1–744. 91
Fabaceae Desmodium sp. U.S.A. Chambers, V. T. 1872. Micro-Lepidoptera. - Canadian Entomologist 4(1,2,3,4, 5):7–12, 25–29, 41–44, 65–69, 88–92, 106–108. 26
Fabaceae Meibomia dillenii U.S.A. Needham, J. G., Frost, S. W. & Tothill, B. H. 1928. Leaf-mining insects. - — :viii+351 pp.. 284
*   a small underside tentiform mine, but then exits to feed in a leaf roll (Eiseman et al. 2017: 21)

*   The records of Persea americana Mill. [Lauraceae] and Rhododendron sp. [Ericaceae] (Robinson et al. 2002: 91) are probably erroneous.