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Genus Marmara

Moth 06.23.2010 045 - Marmara White Pine Barkminer Moth - Marmara fasciella Marmara? - Marmara St. Andrews leaf miner on Passiflora lutea SA634 2016 3 - Marmara St. Andrews leaf miner on Smilax rotundifolia SA679 2016 1 - Marmara smilacisella Sandy Creek Park stem miner on Fraxinus americana D448 2017 1 - Marmara fraxinicola Leigh Farm Park stem miner on Nyssa sylvatica D495 2017 4 - Marmara Stage Coach Road Eagle Spur stem miner on Ulmus alata D754 Marmara 2017 1 - Marmara
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gracillarioidea (Ribbed Cocoon-maker and Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Family Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Subfamily Marmarinae
Genus Marmara
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Marmara Clemens, 1863
Synonym: Aesyle Chambers, 1875
Head vestiture is smooth, antennae basal joint thick. Labial palpi slender and moderately long, extending upward and outward, pointed.
See Also
Phyllonorycter - differs by not having a smooth head
Internet References
Wikipedia - brief description and list of species
Moth photographers Group - images of pinned adults