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Cameraria corylisella? - Cameraria corylisella

Cameraria corylisella? - Cameraria corylisella
Cuivre River State Park, Lincoln County, Missouri, USA
May 31, 2015
Charley Eiseman advised me to check with Terry Harrison about this moth and see if it could be identified to species or if I should leave it at the genus level.

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Moved from ID Request.
That was my assessment too, when I tried running it through Braun's key.

Cameraria corylisella...
...does look to be the best match among the illustrations in Braun's revision.

 
Thanks Mr. Harrison!
I really appreciate you checking on this. I don't often ask for ID help. I try to do the leg work myself - or my husband does. This is exciting that this is the best match in Braun's revision, which I don't have access to. I have heard about you from Jon Rapp (and Charley Eiseman) and feel very fortunate to have your help. I look forward to working with you in the future.

 
Braun's revision...
can be accessed here. Both Cameraria and Phyllonorycter were placed in the genus Lithocolletis at the time, but they were divided into "group 1" (Phyllonorycter) and "group 2" (Cameraria) in Braun's revision.

 
Thanks! I didn't know I could access it.
Appreciate this knowledge very much! I have no idea how you wade through all that. Oh, my! What dedication. It's been a while since I've had to read journals like that. I am much more visual, not that I can't read Transactions of the Ent. Society. I used to be a librarian for a living - for St. Louis University and then Washington University's Biology Library. Ha! I've had enough journals for a lifetime.

 
There are color plates in the back, as Terry noted...
but many of these moths look so similar to me that I rely on the key to figure out what the differences are supposed to be.

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