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Species Cameraria cincinnatiella - Gregarious Oak Leafminer - Hodges#0815

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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 Lithocolletinae
Genus Cameraria
Species cincinnatiella (Gregarious Oak Leafminer - Hodges#0815)
Hodges Number
0815
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cameraria cincinnatiella (Chambers, 1871)
Lithocolletis cincinnatiella Chambers, 1871 (1)
Size
Wingspan about 15 mm. (1)
Identification
The original description as Lithocolletis cincinnatiella Chambers is available in the print references.
Range
Eastern North America to Texas (2), (3), (4)
Food
The larvae are oak feeders oak preferring the white oak group. (1)
Life Cycle
Larvae are gregarious and form brownish-yellow mines, several of which may be found on a single leaf.(5)
Overwinter as pupa in leaves on the ground.(5)
Two or more generations per year.(5)
Remarks
Similar in appearance to Cameraria hamadryadella.(5)
Print References
Braun, A., 1908. Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner. University of Cincinnati, 505. (1)