Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
life history unknown

life history unknown


  • Species Page at Moth Photographers Group
  • Adamski, D. & R. W. Hodges, 1996. An annotated list of North American Blastobasinae (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Coleophoridae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 98(4): 728.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Clemens, B., 1860. Contributions to American lepidopterology. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 12: 173.
  • Dietz, W.G., 1900. On Pigritia Clem. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 27: 106; pl. 6, fig. 3 (laticapitella); 104 (confusella); 105 (purpurella, basilarella); 107 (mediofasciella, ornatella); 108 (angustipennella, tristella); 110 (obscurella); 112 (dorsomaculella, equitella); 113 (fraternella, argyreella); 115 (occidentella); 119 (ampla, anfugella).
  • Dietz, W.G., 1910. Revision of the Blastobasidae of North America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 36: 4 (erratella).
  • Species Complex Page at BugGuide