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Subfamily Lithocolletinae

Leaf Blotch Miner Moth - Porphyrosela minuta Oak Leaf Mine ID Request - Cameraria Can anyone tell the species? - Phyllonorycter St. Andrews leaf miner on Desmodium paniculatum SA173 2015 2 - Phyllonorycter aberrans St. Andrews leaf miner on Trifolium repens Porphyrosela minuta SA282 2016 7 - Porphyrosela minuta St. Andrews leaf miner on Quercus margaretta SA559 2016 3 - Phyllonorycter Sedwick park leaf miner on Ulmus alata D689 2017 1 - Cameraria ulmella Lost Lake leaf miner on Alnus species LL8 2017 4 - Phyllonorycter
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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 Lithocolletinae
Remarks
In similar white-banded species of Cameraria and Phyllonorycter, black edging on the basal margin indicates Phyllonorycter; black edging on the distal margin indicates Cameraria (see Terry Harrison's comment here.