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Caloptilia violacella (Clemens, 1860)

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Higher taxa: Gracillariidae (family)/  Gracillariinae (subfamily)/  Gracillariini (tribe)/  Caloptilia (genus)/ 
Status:Accepted
Authorship:(Clemens, 1860)
Citation:G.[racilaria] violacella.
Original genus:Gracillaria
Publication:Clemens, B. 1860a. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. - No. 3.
Journal:Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Volume:12
Issue:
Pagination:7
URL:https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1801167
Scientific name TypeStatus Gender Museum Description Country Locality Publication URL
Caloptilia violacella (Clemens, 1860) unknown ANSP Not stated, "One type", ANSP (Busck 1903: 196). United States, US [U.S.A.].
Scientific name Country Province Publication URL
Caloptilia violacella (Clemens, 1860) 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. page 57
Caloptilia violacella (Clemens, 1860) 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. page 57
Caloptilia violacella (Clemens, 1860) 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. page 558
Caloptilia violacella (Clemens, 1860) United States, US Florida Austin, G. T. 2013. Scientific note: moth community from a northcentral Florida location - a taxonomic checklist. page 41
Caloptilia violacella (Clemens, 1860) United States, US Kentucky Chambers, V. T. 1872. Micro-Lepidoptera. page 27
Caloptilia violacella (Clemens, 1860) 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). page 14
Caloptilia violacella (Clemens, 1860) 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. page 242
Caloptilia violacella (Clemens, 1860) United States, US Texas Zeller, P. C. 1873. Beitr├Ąge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Zweite Abtheilung. page 308 (as desmodifoliella)
Caloptilia violacella (Clemens, 1860) United States, US Clemens, B. 1860a. Contribution to American Lepidopterology. - No. 3. page 7
Caloptilia violacella (Clemens, 1860) United States, US Maine Brower, A. E. 1984. A List of the Lepidoptera of Maine, Part 2: The Microlepidoptera, Section 2; Cosmopterigidae through Hepialidae. page 46
Caloptilia violacella (Clemens, 1860) United States, US Missouri Ely, C. R. 1918. A revision of the North-American Gracilariidae [sic] from the standpoint of venation. page 74
Plant note:

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.

Scientific name Plant Plant Family Country Publication URL
Caloptilia violacella (Clemens, 1860) Desmodium sp. Fabaceae Chambers, V. T. 1872. Micro-Lepidoptera. page 26
Scientific name Parasitoid Parasitoid Family Country Publication URL
Scientific Name Authorship Rank Status Original Combination
Scientific Name Authorship Rank Status Original Combination
Caloptilia desmodifoliella (Clemens, 1865) (Clemens, 1865) species Synonym Gracillaria desmodifoliella