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Genus Cameraria

Cameraria conglomeratella, 0816 - Cameraria quercivorella Oak Leaf Mine ID Request - Cameraria Circular/blotch mines in red oak - Cameraria Cameraria caryaefoliella Blowing Rock Leaf miner on Hammamelis virginiana BL26 2016 2 - Cameraria hamameliella Leaf mine on Bur Oak - Cameraria hamadryadella Leaf miner on Ostrya virginiana D2658 maybe 2020 5 - Cameraria ostryarella C. caryaefoliella ex Carya glabra - Cameraria caryaefoliella
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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.