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Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Betula nigra D1814 2019 1 - Bucculatrix

Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Betula nigra D1814 2019 1 - Bucculatrix
Lake Crabtree County Park, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
July 17, 2019
not sure if these are occupied, but they might be. Bucculatrix? or early Stigmella? I guess I may find out if they are alive...

Images of this individual: tag all
Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Betula nigra D1814 2019 1 - Bucculatrix Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Betula nigra D1814 2019 2 - Bucculatrix Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Betula nigra D1814 2019 3 - Bucculatrix Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Betula nigra D1814 2019 4 - Bucculatrix Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Betula nigra D1814 2019 5 - Bucculatrix

Moved
Moved from Unidentified Leaf Mines.

They appear to be vacated Bucculatrix mines.

 
The one on the right is activ
The one in photo 5 is active and feeding--could be Stigmella?

 
I guess it might be--
if I'm seeing it right, the larva looks long and skinny (more Bucculatrix-like), and the wrong color for a Stigmella. But I guess we'll find out soon...

 
Bucculatrix is correct
The larvae have been feeding externally and spinning molting cocoons.

 
I assume no adults have emerg
I assume no adults have emerged from these? Any adults from any other Bucculatrix from Lake Crabtree County Park?

 
D1593
According to my specimen spreadsheet I have an adult from D1593 (emerged June 19 or 20), but nothing from D1814. Also adults from Lake Crabtree on Ambrosia and Ulmus.

 
Great!
Great!

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