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070012 – 0013.1   Eriocraniella mediabulla Davis & Faeth, 1986

© Robert L. Zimlich
Distribution: FL and GA to TX.
Holotype: "Archer Road Lab, 3 mi [4.8 km] SW Gainesville, Alachua Co., Florida".
Larva and
Host Plants:
Quercus nigra and probably other oak species.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Eriocraniella mediabulla Davis & Faeth, 1986
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Davis, D.R. & S.H. Faeth, 1986. A new oak-mining eriocraniid moth from Southeastern United States (Lepidoptera: Eriocraniidae)idae. I: The types of H. B. Möschler (Lepidoptera: Tineoidea). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 88(1): 145; figs. 1-24.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Eriocraniella mediabulla
© Robert L. Zimlich LG
Eriocraniella mediabulla
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