Limnaecia phragmitella Stainton, 1851
(bulrush cosmet)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesLimnaecia phragmitella (bulrush cosmet)
SubfamilyCOSMOPTERIGINAE (a subfamily of moths)
FamilyCOSMOPTERIGIDAE (a family of micro-moths)
SuperfamilyGELECHIOIDEA (a superfamily of micro-moths)
InfraorderDitrysia (butterflies and most moths)
InfraorderHeteroneura (a suborder of moths and butterflies)
SuborderGLOSSATA (a suborder of moths)
OrderLEPIDOPTERA (butterflies and moths)
Division Endopterygota (bees, beetles, flies, moths and other insects with wings developing internally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Limnaecia phragmitella (Bulrush Cosmet) :
1: Limnaecia phragmitella (Bulrush Cosmet)
30 Jan 2005 OSGR: SU36 51° 20' N, 1° 30' W Vice County: South Wilts (VC 8) England
Part-grown larvae at base of seeds on fruiting spikes of Reedmace
Image 1: Part-grown larva - amongst pappus - highly enlargedImage 2: Part-grown larva - amongst pappus - highly enlarged (2)Image 3: Part-grown larva - amongst pappus - highly enlarged (3)Image 4: Part-grown larva - amongst pappus - highly enlarged (4)Image 5: Part-grown larva - amongst pappus - tail end - highly enlargedImage 6: Part-grown larva - dorsal - highly enlarged - blue backgroundImage 7: Part-grown larva - dorsal - highly enlarged - blue background (2)Image 8: Part-grown larva - dorsal - highly enlarged - grey backgroundImage 9: Part-grown larva - dorsal - highly enlarged - grey background (2)Image 10: Part-grown larva - dorsal - highly enlarged - grey background (3)Image 11: Part-grown larva - dorsal - highly enlarged - grey background (4)Image 12: Part-grown larva - dorsal - highly enlarged - grey background (5)Image 13: Part-grown larva - dorsal - highly enlarged - grey background (6)Image 14: Part-grown larva - dorsal - highly enlarged - grey background (7)Image 15: Part-grown larva - dorsolateral - highly enlarged - blue backgroundImage 16: Part-grown larva - dorsolateral - highly enlarged - grey backgroundImage 17: Part-grown larva - dorsolateral - highly enlarged - grey background (2)Image 18: Part-grown larva - dorsolateral - highly enlarged - grey background (3)Image 19: Part-grown larva - hidden amongst pappus - highly enlargedImage 20: Part-grown larva - laterodorsal - highly enlarged - blue backgroundImage 21: Part-grown larva - laterodorsal - highly enlarged - blue background (2)Image 22: Part-grown larva - laterodorsal - highly enlarged - blue background (3)Image 23: Part-grown larva - laterodorsal - highly enlarged - grey backgroundImage 24: Part-grown larva - laterodorsal - highly enlarged - grey background (2)Image 25: Part-grown larva - laterodorsal - highly enlarged - grey background (3)Image 26: Part-grown larva - laterodorsal - highly enlarged - grey background (4)Image 27: Part-grown larva - laterodorsal - highly enlarged - grey background (5)

Limnaecia phragmitella (Bulrush Cosmet) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Limnaecia phragmitella (Bulrush Cosmet)
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