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Underside tentiform mines on Vaccinium

St. Andrews leaf miner on Vaccinium corymbosum SA232 2015 2 St. Andrews leaf miner on Vaccinium corymbosum SA232 2015 3 St. Andrews leaf miner on Vaccinium corymbosum SA232 2015 10A Durham Glennstone preserve leaf miner on Vaccinium species D305 tent-maker 2016 1 St. Andrews leaf miner on Vaccinium corymbosum SA908 2017 1 Leigh Farm Park leaf miner on Vaccinium stamineum D804 2017 1 Lake Aberdeen leaf miner on Vaccinium formosum maybe D1416 2019 2 Lake Aberdeen leaf miner on Vaccinium formosum maybe D1416 2019 4
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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)
No Taxon Underside tentiform mines on Vaccinium
Remarks
These mines could be the work of Phyllonorycter, Parornix, or Caloptilia. Phyllonorycter species pupate within their mines, whereas the other two exit before pupating. Caloptilia species roll a leaf into a cone and feed within this shelter; Parornix species spin a cocoon without any further feeding.