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Family Bucculatricidae - Ribbed Cocoon-maker Moths

Oak Ribbed Skeletonizer Larva - Bucculatrix albertiella cocoon - Bucculatrix Bucculatrix simulans Bucculatrix simulans Scale? - Bucculatrix Vancouver Bug ID - Bucculatrix Two kinds of leaf damage - Bucculatrix Two kinds of leaf damage - Bucculatrix
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
No Taxon (Moths)
Superfamily Gracillarioidea
Family Bucculatricidae (Ribbed Cocoon-maker Moths)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly part of family Lyonetiidae
treated as a separate family by Davis and Robinson in Kristensen (1999)
spelled Bucculatrigidae in Nearctica.
103 species in 1 genus (Bucculatrix) in North America listed at All-Leps
wingspan 4-11 mm
Tiny moths that have the top of head covered with rough, bristly scales
Larvae are leaf skeletonizers
Internet References
classification of genus Bucculatrix in family Bucculatricidae by Davis and Robinson (Brian Pitkin, Butterflies and Moths of the World)
common name reference and other info (