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Species Cremastobombycia ambrosiaeella - Hodges#0720

Blotch mine of wild Helianthus annuus - Cremastobombycia ambrosiaeella Blotch mine of wild Helianthus annuus - Cremastobombycia ambrosiaeella moth from a small Helianthus annuus mine - Cremastobombycia ambrosiaeella Cremastobombycia, dorsal - Cremastobombycia ambrosiaeella Cremastobombycia, Sweet Coneflower, upper side of leaf - Cremastobombycia ambrosiaeella Cremastobombycia, Sweet Coneflower, under side of leaf - Cremastobombycia ambrosiaeella Leaf mine - Cremastobombycia ambrosiaeella Leaf mine - Cremastobombycia ambrosiaeella
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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 Cremastobombycia
Species ambrosiaeella (Cremastobombycia ambrosiaeella - Hodges#0720)
Hodges Number
0720
Explanation of Names
Author: Chambers, 1871
Remarks
Larvae form underside tentiform mines in the leaves of various members of the aster family (Ambrosia, Helianthus, Heterotera, Ridania, Verbesina).