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Family Eriocraniidae - Eriocraniid Moths

0003 - Dyseriocrania griseocapitella Chinquapin Leaf-miner Moth - Dyseriocrania griseocapitella Dyseriocrania sp ? - Dyseriocrania griseocapitella chinquapin leaf-miner moth - Dyseriocrania griseocapitella Unknown blue moth from Monte Bello OSP Eriocraniid Moth - Hodges #0013.3 - Eriocraniella mediabulla Eriocraniid Moth - Hodges #0013.3 - Eriocraniella mediabulla St. Andrews leaf miner on Quercus nigra SA328 2016 3 - Dyseriocrania griseocapitella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Eriocranioidea (Eriocraniid Moths)
Family Eriocraniidae (Eriocraniid Moths)
Other Common Names
Sparkling Archaic Sun Moths (Encyclopedia of Entomology)
Numbers
13 species in 4 genera in North America
Identification
Adults - small with narrow wings, iridescent, often golden with purplish markings (1)

Larvae - leggless miners in newly expanded leaves, forming baggy full-depth mines (1)
Range
Holarctic
Food
leaf miners of birch and oak (1)
Life Cycle
leaf miners that pupate in soil (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.