Phyllonorycter obscuricostella (Clemens, 1859)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES obscuricostella
AUTHOR(Clemens, 1859)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONL.[ithocolletis] obscuricostella.
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.], Kentucky.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated, "1 Ky. (not recognizable.)", CMCZ (Hagen 1884: 152); one type, "with right fore wing missing, otherwise in good condition" (Busck 1903: 188).
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Clemens, B. 1859. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. - No. 2 - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia [1859]:317–328.
PAGINATION 318, 321–322

Species Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
virginiella (Chambers, 1871) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
United States, US Connecticut Maier, C. T. 1988c. Gracillariid hosts of Sympiesis marylandensis (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in New England. - Annals of the Entomological Society of America 81(5):728–732. 731
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. 16
United States, US Kentucky Chambers, V. T. 1871. Micro-Lepidoptera. - Canadian Entomologist 3(3–12):54–58, 84–88, 108–112, 127–130, 146–149, 161–166, 182–185, 205–209, 221–224. 85
United States, US Pennsylvania 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. 552
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. 40
United States, US   Clemens, B. 1859. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. - No. 2 - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia [1859]:317–328. 321

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Betulaceae Ostrya sp. U.S.A. Chambers, V. T. 1879a. Micro-Lepidoptera. - Canadian Entomologist 11:72–75, 89–93, 118–119, 125–127. 92
Betulaceae Ostrya 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. 57
Betulaceae Ostrya virginica U.S.A. Clemens, B. 1859. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. - No. 2 - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia [1859]:317–328. 322
*   Small tentiform mine on underside of leaf.

Species Parasitoids

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Eulophidae Sympiesis marylandensis U.S.A. Maier, C. T. 1988c. Gracillariid hosts of Sympiesis marylandensis (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in New England. - Annals of the Entomological Society of America 81(5):728–732. 731