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Superfamily Tischerioidea - Trumpet Leafminer Moths

Tisheria Moth Tischeriidae - Coptotriche Oak Leaf Mine ID Request - Coptotriche Blotch mining lep of Solidago ulmifolia - Astrotischeria solidagonifoliella St. Andrews leaf miner on Quercus laevis SA640A Coptotriche 2016 2 - Coptotriche Castanea dentata host - Coptotriche castaneaeella St. Andrews leaf miner on Quercus nigra SA1168 2017 2 - Coptotriche Which Coptotriche sp.?  If That?
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tischerioidea (Trumpet Leafminer Moths)
Explanation of Names
From the type genus Tischeria, in honor of German entomologist Carl von Tischer (born 1777). (1)
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.