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Hackberry Leaf Miner [Phyllonorycter celtisella?] ID Request - Agromyza aristata

Hackberry Leaf Miner [Phyllonorycter celtisella?] ID Request - Agromyza aristata
Herring Run Watershed, Baltimore City County, Maryland, USA
May 25, 2016
Observed on a Celtis sp. [=occidentalis?] Underside, where the most damage is visible.

Is this an early instar of this moth before it moves to the top of the leaf?

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Hackberry Leaf Miner [Phyllonorycter celtisella?] ID Request - Agromyza aristata Hackberry Leaf Miner [Phyllonorycter celtisella?] ID Request - Agromyza aristata

Moved

Moved
Moved from Unidentified Leaf Mines.

No, P. celtisella only makes a very short linear mine on the lower surface before switching to the upper surface.

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