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Species Phyllonorycter hagenii - Hodges#0755

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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 Phyllonorycter
Species hagenii (Phyllonorycter hagenii - Hodges#0755)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phyllonorycter hagenii (Frey & Boll, 1873)
Lithocolletis hageni Frey & Boll, 1873 (1)
Phyllonorycter hageni (Dyar, 1903)
Phyllonorycter necopinusella (Chambers, 1878)
Phyllonorycter necospinusella (Meyrick, 1912)
Phyllonorycter necospinusella Dyar, 1903
There are more than 80 species of the genus Phyllonorycter in America north of Mexico.
Wingspan 7-10 mm.
Braun (1908) revised description is available online from link in the print references.(1)

Determined by Terry Harrison.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Adults are most often reported from April to September. (2)
The larval host plant is Quercus spp. including,
Quercus alba (white oak).
Quercus bicolor (Swamp white oak)
Quercus prinus (Chestnut oak)
See Also
There are many of the Phyllonorycter species without photos on Bug Guide or Moth Photographers Group.
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Braun, A.F.,1908. Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner. University of Cincinnati.
p.284; pl. 21, fig. 11.(1)
Internet References