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Laurinburg leaf miner on Quercus nigra maybe SA609 2016 2 - Coptotriche zelleriella

Laurinburg leaf miner on Quercus nigra maybe SA609 2016 2 - Coptotriche zelleriella
Laurinburg, Scotland County, North Carolina, USA
September 26, 2016
Coptotriche--canstaneaeella?

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Laurinburg leaf miner on Quercus nigra maybe SA609 2016 2 - Coptotriche zelleriella Laurinburg leaf miner on Quercus nigra maybe SA609 2016 3 - Coptotriche zelleriella

Adult emerged
Just to double check, should I consider the host ID to be tentative?

 
I think so--the tree was youn
I think so--the tree was young, and I am not experienced at identifying oaks when they are young and have odd leaf morphologies. Quercus nigra is the best bet for that area, but there are many other oak species on campus.

Moved
Moved from Unidentified Leaf Mines.

This one was labeled SA608.

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