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Species Cameraria tildeni - Hodges#0837.1

Cameraria tildeni
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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 tildeni (Cameraria tildeni - Hodges#0837.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cameraria tildeni Opler & Davis, 1981 (1)
* phylogenetic sequence #024200
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Dr. J.W. Tilden who discovered the species.
Forewing length 3.8-4.2 mm. (1)
California. (1)
Type locality: King Mt., San Mateo Co., California.
Larvae mine the leaves of giant chinquapin (Chrysolepis chrysophylla, Fagaceae). (1)
Print References
Opler, P.A. & R.D. Davis 1981. The Leafmining Moths of the Genus Cameraria Associated with Fagaceae in California (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 333: 1-58 (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Leafmining Moths of the Genus Cameraria Associated with Fagaceae in California (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae)
Paul A. Opler and R. Donald Davis. 1981. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology: no. 333.