Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Information, insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


Species Phyllonorycter basistrigella - Hodges#0738

micro moth - Phyllonorycter basistrigella Gracillariidae, Red Oak leaf mine - Phyllonorycter basistrigella Phyllonorycter basistrigella 0738 - Phyllonorycter basistrigella Gracillariidae on Oak, spent pupa - Phyllonorycter basistrigella Leigh Farm Park leaf miner on Quercus michauxii D823 2017 2 - Phyllonorycter basistrigella Piney woods park leaf miner on Quercus alba D883 2017 3 - Phyllonorycter basistrigella Phyllonorycter basistrigella Phyllonorycter basistrigella
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Lithocolletinae
Genus Phyllonorycter
Species basistrigella (Phyllonorycter basistrigella - Hodges#0738)
Hodges Number
Leaf miners on Oaks, including Red Oak.
Life Cycle
Leaf mine; larva, pupa; adult
Internet References