Parectopa plantaginisella (Chambers, 1872)

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SUBFAMILY Ornixolinae
GENUSParectopa
SPECIES plantaginisella
AUTHOR(Chambers, 1872)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGracillaria plantaginisella. N. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.], Kentucky.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated, "Common".
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION 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.
PAGINATION 10–11

Species Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
erigeronella (Chambers, 1877) Synonym of species
geiella (Chambers, 1874) Synonym of species
plantaginella (Meyrick, 1912) 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. 58
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. 58
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. 185
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. 11
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 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. 44
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

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Asteraceae Erigeron sp. U.S.A. Chambers, V. T. 1877b. Tineina. - Canadian Entomologist 9(7):123–127. 127
*   At first narrow, winding and linear, filled with frass, ending in a large bladder-like mine, the upper and lower cuticles being puffed out (Chambers 1872: 11).

*   The records of Plantago virginica L. (Chambers 1872: 11) and Plantago sp. (Robinson et al. 2002: 342) are erroneous (see Chambers 1877b: 127).