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Coleophora texanella (Chambers, 1878)


Family: Coleophoridae
Subfamily: Coleophorinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.15 cm
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: The seeds of Portulaca species.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Massachusetts to Florida, west to North Dakota; California.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: Coleophora texanella Chambers, 1878 includes as a synonym 1364 Coleophora vagans Walsingham, 1907, Zootaxa, 3749(1): 36.