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Species Cameraria caryaefoliella - Pecan Leafminer - Hodges#0811

St. Andrews leaf miner on Carya tomentosa 1 SA50 2015 2 - Cameraria caryaefoliella St. Andrews leaf miner on Carya tomentosa 1 SA50 2015 3 - Cameraria caryaefoliella Gracillariidae, leaf mine on Shagbark Hickory - Cameraria caryaefoliella Cameraria caryaefoliella Pupa - Cameraria caryaefoliella Mockernut Hickory leaf blotch miner - Cameraria caryaefoliella Blotch Miner on Hickory for ID  - Cameraria caryaefoliella Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Juglans nigra D1880 2019 5 - Cameraria caryaefoliella
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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 Lithocolletinae
Genus Cameraria
Species caryaefoliella (Pecan Leafminer - Hodges#0811)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cameraria caryaefoliella (Clemens, 1859)
Lithocolletis caryaefoliella Clemens, 1859
* phylogenetic sequence #023275
Explanation of Names
Specific name caryaefoliella means the "leaves of hickory" (Carya).
Wingspan 6-7 mm. (1)
Eastern half of the United States. (2)
Larvae mine the leaves of pecan, hickory, and sometimes walnut and butternut. (1)
Print References
Braun, A.F. 1908. Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 34: 325-326, pl.23, f.8 (1)
Internet References