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Underside tentiform mines on Sideroxylon

Sideroxylon tent Sideroxylon tent Sideroxylon tent - Phyllonorycter? Sideroxylon tent - Phyllonorycter?
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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 Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
No Taxon Underside tentiform mines on Sideroxylon
Remarks
So far these mines are only known from Sideroxylon lanuginosum in Oklahoma. Since no evidence of pupation within the mines has been found, they are probably the work of a gracillariine rather than a Phyllonorycter species, but this requires confirmation. At this point the only species known to make underside mines on Sideroxylon is Eucosmophora manilkarae, which is only known to occur in Florida and extreme southern Texas, on S. celastrinum.