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Species Phyllocnistis liriodendronella - Hodges#0849

Phyllocnistis liriodendronella Phyllocnistis liriodendronella, 0849? - Phyllocnistis liriodendronella Leaf miner on tulip tree - Phyllocnistis liriodendronella Leaf Mines on Umbrella Magnolia - Phyllocnistis liriodendronella Leaf Mines on Umbrella Magnolia - Phyllocnistis liriodendronella Tulip Tree Leaf Miner - Phyllocnistis liriodendronella Tulip Tree Leaf Miner - Phyllocnistis liriodendronella Leaf blotch miner - 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)
Phyllocnistis magnoliaeella Chambers, 1880 [nomen nudum]
Phyllocnistis magnoliaella Busck, 1900 [misspelling of nomen nudem]
Phyllocnistis magnoliella Dyar, 1903 [ditto]
Phyllocnistis magnoliella Forbes, 1923 [attributed to Chambers]. Synonymy by Eiseman & Davis in (1)
Larvae mine in leaves of tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera) and magnolias Magnolia spp.
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.(2)
Print References
Forbes, W. T. M. (1923) The Lepidoptera of New York and neighbouring states. Part I. Primitive forms, Microlepidoptera, Pyraloids, Bombyces.: 1–729
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.). 2023. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.Eastern Forest Insects
Whiteford L. Baker. 1972. U.S. Department of Agriculture · Forest Service.