Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12


Previous events


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Phyllocnistis hyperpersea - Hodges#845.1

Red Bay Leaf Miner - Phyllocnistis hyperpersea St. Andrews leaf miner on Persea palustris SA77 Phyllocnistis hyperpersea maybe 2015 1 - Phyllocnistis hyperpersea St. Andrews leaf miner on Persea palustris SA77 Phyllocnistis hyperpersea maybe 2015 2 - Phyllocnistis hyperpersea St. Andrews leaf miner on Persea palustris SA77 Phyllocnistis hyperpersea maybe 2015 3 - Phyllocnistis hyperpersea St. Andrews leaf miner on Persea palustris SA77 Phyllocnistis hyperpersea maybe 2015 4 - Phyllocnistis hyperpersea St. Andrews leaf miner on Persea palustris SA210 Phyllocnistis hyperpersea bamboo forest 2015 10 - Phyllocnistis hyperpersea St. Andrews leaf miner on Persea palustris SA210 Phyllocnistis hyperpersea bamboo forest 2015 11 - Phyllocnistis hyperpersea
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Phyllocnistinae
Genus Phyllocnistis
Species hyperpersea (Phyllocnistis hyperpersea - Hodges#845.1)
Hodges Number
845.1
Explanation of Names
Authors: Davis & Wagner, 2011
Food
It mines the leaves of avocado
Internet References
Zookeys. Biology and systematics of the New World Phyllocnistis Zeller leafminers of the avocado genus Persea (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae)