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Species Bucculatrix coronatella - Hodges#0559

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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 Bucculatricidae (Ribbed Cocoon-maker Moths)
Genus Bucculatrix
No Taxon (Section IV (oak and birch family leafminers))
Species coronatella (Bucculatrix coronatella - Hodges#0559)
Hodges Number
0559
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bucculatrix coronatella Clemens, 1860
Identification
Species-level identification of any Bucculatrix is very difficult and usually requires DNA and/or dissection to confirm. All species-level identifications on BugGuide, without expert analysis including DNA and dissection, should be considered tentative, at best. Bob Patterson is conducting a review of this genus at the Moth Photographers Group with help from Terry Harrison and other experts. Every attempt will be made on BugGuide to align our taxonomy with the MPG which may require some previously submitted images to be moved back to genus. (Randy Hardy, in consult with Bob Patterson and Steve Nanz, May 2011)
Print References
Braun, 1963: 145; figs. 20, 196, 197. (1)
Clemens, B., 1860. Contributions to American Lepidopterology. No. 3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 12: 13.