Leucospilapteryx venustella (Clemens, 1860)

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SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUSLeucospilapteryx
SPECIES venustella
AUTHOR(Clemens, 1860)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONG.[racillaria] venustella.
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.].
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated, "One type, lacking abdomen en left wing", ANSP (Busck 1903: 195).
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 Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
eupatoriella (Chambers, 1872) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
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. 55
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. 43
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 Missouri 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. 180
United States, US Ohio 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. 180
United States, US Kentucky Clemens, B. 1872. Micro-Lepidopterous Larvae. In: Stainton H.T. (ed.). The Tineina of North America. - — :161–178. 10
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 Maryland Busck, A. 1903. Notes on Brackenridge Clemens' types of Tineina. - Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 5(3):181–220. 195
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 Pennsylvania 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. 180
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

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Asteraceae Ageratina ageratoides 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. 9
Asteraceae Ageratina altissima U.S.A. Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2002. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of America North of Mexico. - Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 69:1–824. 266
Asteraceae Eupatorium urticifolium U.S.A. Needham, J. G., Frost, S. W. & Tothill, B. H. 1928. Leaf-mining insects. - — :viii+351 pp.. 284
*   A large, tentiform mine on underside of the leaf.