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Species Bucculatrix anaticula - Hodges#0574

Redroot leaf mine, larva caught - Bucculatrix anaticula Redroot leaf mine, upper side of leaf - Bucculatrix anaticula Bucculatricidae molt shelters, under side of Redroot leaf - Bucculatrix anaticula Bucculatricidae molt shelter - Bucculatrix anaticula Bucculatricidae molt shelter, open - Bucculatrix anaticula Bucculatrix anaticula - male Bucculatrix anaticula - male Bucculatricidae, emerged, dorsal - Bucculatrix anaticula
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Classification
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 Bucculatricidae (Ribbed Cocoon-maker Moths)
Genus Bucculatrix
No Taxon (Section V (ceanothus leafminers))
Species anaticula (Bucculatrix anaticula - Hodges#0574)
Hodges Number
0574
Explanation of Names
Author: Braun, 1963
Range
Ontario; mines probably made by this species have been observed in Kentucky (1)
Food
Ceanothus americanus
Remarks
The type series was reared from white cocoons with six distinct ridges (sometimes two additional, indistinct ridges). In the mines found in Kentucky, the egg was deposited on the upper side of the leaf; all parenchyma was consumed toward the end of the very fine linear mine.
Print References
Braun, Annette F. 1963. The genus Bucculatrix in America North of Mexico. Memoirs of the American Entomological Society 18:1-208. (1)
Works Cited
1.The genus Bucculatrix in America north of Mexico (Microlepidoptera)
Annette F. Braun. 1963. American Entomological Society 18: 1-208.