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Species Cameraria corylisella - Hodges#0817

leafminer - Cameraria corylisella Cameraria corylisella Four pale spots - Cameraria corylisella Blotch mines on hazelnut - Cameraria corylisella 0817 Cameraria corylisella on hazelnut - Cameraria corylisella Linear mine on hazelnut [not basswood] - Cameraria corylisella Leaf mines - Cameraria corylisella Cameraria corylisella
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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 Lithocolletinae
Genus Cameraria
Species corylisella (Cameraria corylisella - Hodges#0817)
Hodges Number
0817
Explanation of Names
Author: Chambers, 1871
"corylisella" refers to the first documented host plant, Corylus (hazelnut)
Remarks
Lavae form nearly circular, brownish-yellow blotch mines on the upper sides of leaves in the birch family: hazelnut (Corylus), musclewood (Carpinus), and hophornbeam (Ostrya).