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Species Marmara fasciella - White Pine Barkminer Moth - Hodges#0708

A Marmara sp. - Marmara fasciella St. Andrews stem miner on Pinus strobus SA746 Marmara fasciella 2017 1 - Marmara fasciella subcuticular mine on Pinus strobus - Marmara fasciella White Pine Barkminer Moth - Marmara fasciella Marmara fasciella striped moth - Marmara fasciella Marmara fasciella? - Marmara fasciella moth - Marmara fasciella
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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 Marmarinae
Genus Marmara
Species fasciella (White Pine Barkminer Moth - Hodges#0708)
Hodges Number
0708
Explanation of Names
Author: Chambers, 1875
Season
Adults are on wing from May to early July. a
Food
Pinus strobus. (1)
Life Cycle
Larvae mine the bark of their host plant. The larvae make long, linear mines in the bark of the trunk and branches. The cocoon is spun under loose bark at the end of the mine. a
Pupation occurs in late spring.(2)
Overwinter as larvae in the mine.(2)
Works Cited
1.Note On Marmara fasciella Chambers
De Gryse, J. 1943. The Canadian Entomologist, 75(2), 40-40.
2.Eastern Forest Insects
Whiteford L. Baker. 1972. U.S. Department of Agriculture · Forest Service.