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Genus Cameraria

moth - Cameraria caryaefoliella blotch mine on white oak - Cameraria Sawfly miner of maple - Cameraria St. Andrews leaf miner on Quercus alba SA664 2016 1 - Cameraria Poison Ivy miner 2 - Cameraria guttifinitella Cameraria guttifinitella Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Acer floridanum D1487 2019 1 - Cameraria saccharella Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Aesculus sylvatica D2182 Cameraria 2020 1.1 - Cameraria aesculisella
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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 Lithocolletinae
Genus Cameraria
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cameraria Chapman, 1902
Explanation of Names
Named for the lepidopterist V.T. Chambers ("camera" being Latin for "chamber").
Numbers
There are about 53 species of Cameraria in America north of Mexico. (1)
Identification
Life Cycle
leaf miners
Print References
Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, v. 333.(2)
Braun, A.F., 1908. Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner (3)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - many of the Cameraria species. (pinned)
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.The Leafmining Moths of the Genus Cameraria Associated with Fagaceae in California (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae)
Paul A. Opler and R. Donald Davis. 1981. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology: no. 333.
3.Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner
Annette F. Braun. 1908. University of Cincinnati.