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Rosaceae-feeding Species

Rubus Leaf Mine ID Request - Coptotriche aenea Rubus Leaf Mine ID Request - Coptotriche aenea Unid Leafminer Gro1 - Coptotriche aenea mines in Rubus flagellaris - Coptotriche aenea Coptotriche ex Prunus mexicana - Coptotriche Coptotriche Harnett County leaf miner on Aronia arbutifolia D3071 2021 2.1 - Coptotriche C. aenea ex Rubus ?allegheniensis - Coptotriche aenea
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tischerioidea (Trumpet Leafminer Moths)
Family Tischeriidae (Trumpet Leafminer Moths)
Genus Coptotriche
No Taxon Rosaceae-feeding Species
"The uniformly dark color identifies this moth as one of the Rosaceae-feeding Coptotriche species, but they all look very similar and can't be reliably differentiated from each other unless they are dissected." [comment by Terry Harrison]