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Species Phyllocnistis vitifoliella - Hodges#0854

leafminer - Phyllocnistis vitifoliella leaf mine on winter grape - Phyllocnistis vitifoliella mine in understory Vitis sp. - Phyllocnistis vitifoliella Mine - Phyllocnistis vitifoliella Phyllocnistis vitifoliella Phyllocnistis on Vitis sp. - Phyllocnistis vitifoliella Leaf mines on Vitis - Phyllocnistis vitifoliella Linear leaf mine on Vitis riparia - Phyllocnistis vitifoliella
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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 Gracillariidae (Leaf Blotch Miner Moths)
Subfamily Phyllocnistinae
Genus Phyllocnistis
Species vitifoliella (Phyllocnistis vitifoliella - Hodges#0854)
Hodges Number
0854
Explanation of Names
Author: Chambers, 1871
Food
The larvae mine the leaves of Vitis spp. Known hosts Vitis cordifolia and Vitis vulpina.