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Section IV (oak and birch family leafminers)

Oak Skeletonizer Moth - Bucculatrix ainsliella Oak Skeletonizer? - Bucculatrix ainsliella Unidentified  - Bucculatrix trifasciella Birch Skeletonizer Moth - Bucculatrix canadensisella Bucculatrix - Bucculatrix ainsliella Bucculatrix packardella? - Bucculatrix packardella - female genitalia - Bucculatrix coronatella - male Bucculatrix packardella - Hodges#0549 - Bucculatrix packardella - female
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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 IV (oak and birch family leafminers)
25 species in North America (1).
Host plants are mostly in Fagales (Alnus, Betula, Corylus, Quercus). The only known exceptions are B. eclecta on elm (Ulmaceae: Ulmus) and B. improvisa on basswood (Malvaceae: Tilia) (1).
Print References
Braun, 1963: 128-171. (1)
Works Cited
1.The genus Bucculatrix in America north of Mexico (Microlepidoptera)
Annette F. Braun. 1963. American Entomological Society 18: 1-208.