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Species Phyllonorycter incanella - Hodges#0757

Phyllonorycter incanella Gracillariid - Phyllonorycter incanella
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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 Phyllonorycter
Species incanella (Phyllonorycter incanella - Hodges#0757)
Hodges Number
0757
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phyllonorycter incanella (Walsingham, 1889)
Numbers
Eighty-three Phyllonorycter species are found in America north of Mexico plus several known species to be named
Size
wingspan is about 9 mm
Range
California, Arizona
Food
larval host is Alnus species including
Alnus incana (L.) Moench (gray alder)
Alnus rhombifolia Nutt. (white alder)
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