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Species Parornix obliterella - Hodges#0678

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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 Parornichinae
Genus Parornix
Species obliterella (Parornix obliterella - Hodges#0678)
Hodges Number
0678
Explanation of Names
Author: Dietz, 1907
Identification
Range
Recorded from PA, KY, ME, VT.
Food
Birch (Betula spp.)
Print References
Dietz, W. G. 1907. The North American species of the genus Ornix Tr. - Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33:287–297, pl. 4.