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Species Marmara on-arctostaphylos

Unidentified Leaf Miner - Manzanita (Arctostaphylos) sp. - Marmara on-arctostaphylos Unidentified Leaf Miner - Manzanita (Arctostaphylos) sp. - Marmara on-arctostaphylos Unidentified Leaf Miner - Manzanita (Arctostaphylos) sp. - Marmara on-arctostaphylos leaf miner on Arctostaphylos andersonii A. Gray (Ericaceae) - Marmara on-arctostaphylos Leaf mines on Arctostaphylos - Marmara on-arctostaphylos
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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)
Subfamily Marmarinae
Genus Marmara
Species on-arctostaphylos (Marmara on-arctostaphylos)
Remarks
Although mines on manzanita have been attributed to Marmara arbutiella, according to David Wagner the manzanita feeder is a different species, consistently smaller than M. arbutiella.