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Section V (ceanothus leafminers)

Moth for ID - Bucculatrix ceanothiella Redroot leaf mine, under side of leaf - Bucculatrix anaticula Bucculatricidae molt shelters, under side of Redroot leaf - Bucculatrix anaticula Bucculatricidae molt shelter - Bucculatrix anaticula Bucculatricidae molt shelter, openX - Bucculatrix anaticula Bucculatricidae, upper side of Redroot leaf - Bucculatrix anaticula Bucculatricidae, weaving a cocoon - Bucculatrix anaticula Bucculatricidae, spent cocoon - 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)
Numbers
Three species in North America (1).
Food
All three species feed on Ceanothus spp. (1)
Print References
Braun, 1963: 171-175. (1)
Works Cited
1.The genus Bucculatrix in America north of Mexico (Microlepidoptera)
Annette F. Braun. 1963. American Entomological Society 18: 1-208.