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Species Phyllocnistis insignis - Hodges#0846

Leaf Mine - Phyllocnistis insignis Unid Leafminer Dtf2 - Phyllocnistis insignis Unid Leafminer Dtf2 - Phyllocnistis insignis Leaf mine on Coltsfoot - Phyllocnistis insignis St. Andrews leaf miner on Packera glabella SA1510 Phyllocnistis insignis 2019 2 - Phyllocnistis insignis Phyllocnistis insignis reared from Packera (Senecio) tomentosa - Phyllocnistis insignis Leaf Blotch Miner - Phyllocnistis insignis Boone leaf miner on Asteraceae maybe D2683 2020 1.1 - Phyllocnistis insignis
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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)
Subfamily Phyllocnistinae
Genus Phyllocnistis
Species insignis (Phyllocnistis insignis - Hodges#0846)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phyllocnistis erechtitisella
from Florida to Michigan, and westward to Iowa
They mine the leaves of composites, mostly in tribe Senecioneae. Host plants include Arnoglossum muehlenbergii, Erechtites hieracifolia, Prenanthes alba, Packera aurea, Packera glabella, Senecio aureus and others.