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Species Phyllocnistis liriodendronella - Hodges#0849

Leaf Miner [Phyllocnistis? liriodendronella??] ID Request/Confirmation - Phyllocnistis liriodendronella miner moth - Phyllocnistis liriodendronella Phyllocnistis liriodendronella, 0849 - Phyllocnistis liriodendronella Tulip Tree Leaf Miner - Phyllocnistis liriodendronella Phyllocnistis liriodendronella Liriodendron tulipifera mine - Phyllocnistis liriodendronella Leaf Mines on Yellow Poplar - Phyllocnistis liriodendronella Phyllocnistis vitegenella  - Phyllocnistis liriodendronella
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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 Phyllocnistinae
Genus Phyllocnistis
Species liriodendronella (Phyllocnistis liriodendronella - Hodges#0849)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phyllocnistis liriodendronella (Clemens, 1863)
leaves of tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera)
Life Cycle
Leaf mines originate near the outer margins of the leaves and continue tortuously until large portions of the upper surfaces are detached. The damaged areas have a bluish cast.(1)
Larvae mine in leaves of tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera).
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Eastern Forest Insects
Whiteford L. Baker. 1972. U.S. Department of Agriculture · Forest Service.