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Genus Ocnerostoma

tiny white moth on pine - Ocnerostoma strobivorum Ocnerostoma piniariellum - male
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Yponomeutidae (Ermine Moths)
Subfamily Yponomeutinae
Genus Ocnerostoma
Explanation of Names
Author: Zeller, 1847
Numbers
Two described Nearctic species and at least one undescribed
Food
Larvae are miners in pine needles.