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Species Bucculatrix polymniae - Hodges#0526

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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 Bucculatricidae (Ribbed Cocoon-maker Moths)
Genus Bucculatrix
No Taxon (Section II (aster and mint leafminers))
Species polymniae (Bucculatrix polymniae - Hodges#0526)
Hodges Number
0526
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bucculatrix polymniae Braun, 1963
Range
Holotype: Clack Mountain, Rowan County, Kentucky.
Food
Smallanthus uvedalia
See Also
Bucculatrix eupatoriella Braun, 1918 forewing lacks a a longitudinal streak clearly dividing the basal third; "eyecaps small, yellowish" vs "creamy white" in polymniae. Best separated by dissection or larval host.