Blastobasis taurusella

421775.00 — 1162.3 — Blastobasis taurusella Adamski, [2003]

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:

Quercus (in acorns); clearly different food source on Block Island


  • Species Page at Moth Photographers Group
  • Adamski, D., 2003. A new Blastobasis associated with acorns and pecans in the southeastern and southcentral United States (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae: Blastobasinae). Holarctic Lepidoptera, 7(2): 51-53.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♂