Tlascala Moth Tlascala reductella (Walker, 1863)  Synonyms: Hodges #5808.

Status:

"The District of Columbia is the type locality for Pempelia gleditschiella Fern., 1881, a junior synonym of T. reductella, although the host (Honey Locust) is not native to this area. Honey locust was limited mainly to the Ohio-Mississippi drainage but is widely planted in Maryland as a shade tree" (Glaser, Micromoths).

Relationships:

The larva is a leaf-tier on Honey Locust (Glaser, Micromoths).

There are 4 records in the project database.

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A Tlascala Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/27/2014). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Tlascala Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/25/2016). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)


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