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Gracillariidae (maple) - Phyllonorycter lucidicostella

Gracillariidae (maple) - Phyllonorycter lucidicostella
Tullamore, Story County, Iowa, USA
Size: 3+ mm
Blotch leaf mining larva collected 19-Sep-2009 on maple leaves. Adults emerged and died before I found them. (My M.O. it seems.) ID confirmed by T. Harrison
Same rearing batch as which is a Cameraria larva.

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Gracillariidae (maple) - Phyllonorycter lucidicostella Gracillariidae, spent pupal case (maple) - Phyllonorycter lucidicostella