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A new species of Mompha Hubner (Lepidoptera : Coleophoridae : Momphinae) from buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis L.) with descriptions of the early stages

Author(s): D. L. Wagner, D. Adamski and R. L. Brown

Month: Jan
Year: 2004

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington
Journal Link: http://entsocwash.org/default.asp?Action=Show_Proceedings
Volume: 106
Issue: 1
Pages: 1-18

Article Topic(s): Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Cephalanthus occidentalis (Common buttonbush),

Abstract

Describes a new moth species, Mompha solomoni, that uses Cephelanthus occidentalis as a host plant. The moth species appears to be related to Mompha cephalonthiella, which also feeds on C. occidentalis. The article includes life history information for both moth species.

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D. L. Wagner, D. Adamski and R. L. Brown. "A new species of Mompha Hubner (Lepidoptera : Coleophoridae : Momphinae) from buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis L.) with descriptions of the early stages." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 106.1 (2004): 1-18.

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ISSN: 0013-8797

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