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leafminers - Phyllocnistis citrella

leafminers - Phyllocnistis citrella
Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
November 4, 2014
Size: 1 scale=1mm on image
At least 5 larvae were seen in this picture. They ate out a pattern inside this young grapefruit leaf. The problem is very bad this year with this kind of leafminers.

Moved from ID Request.

Phyllocnistis citrella
These are leaf mines and larvae of Phyllocnistis citrella (Gracillariidae).