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Species Cameraria caryaefoliella - Pecan Leafminer - Hodges#0811

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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