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Genus Leucospilapteryx

moth - Leucospilapteryx venustella White Snakeroot Leaf Miner ID Request - Leucospilapteryx venustella Leucospilapteryx venustella Cut-leaf Coneflower Leaf Miner [Leucospilapteryx venustella?] ID Request - Leucospilapteryx venustella Leucospilapteryx from mine on Ageratina altissima - Leucospilapteryx venustella Linear/blotch mining, white snakeroot - Leucospilapteryx venustella Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Bidens aristosa D1083 Cremastobombycia 2018 1 - Leucospilapteryx venustella St. Andrews leaf miner on Ambrosia artemisiifolia SA1395 Parectopa 2018 1 - Leucospilapteryx venustella
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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 Acrocercopinae
Genus Leucospilapteryx
Numbers
1 species in North America listed at All-Leps
Internet References
pinned adult and live larva image plus photos of larval damage to leaves (Steve Harrison, Illinois, microleps.org)